Falling Interest Rates Lead to Irrational Investments, So Gold Must Be in Every Portfolio

Falling Interest Rates Lead to Irrational Investments, So Gold Must Be in Every Portfolio

$XAU, $USD, $EUR All US financial markets are closed Monday in observance of Labor Day Investors should allocate about 10% of their assets in physical gold, Mark Mobius, who manages about $4-B in assets, told the Reuters Global Markets Forum in an interview Saturday. Mr. Mobius, who is in Mumbai to promote his book “Invest […]

People are asking: “How do I Play This Gold Rush?”

People are asking: “How do I Play This Gold Rush?”

$XAU, $GLD, $GLX, $IAU, $GLDM, $BAR, $GS For investors seeking a safe-haven from the volatile stock market as trade disputes and global growth concerns persist are chasing the latest gold rush, growth is one of the most important factors to consider Gold prices last week topped $1,500 oz for the 1st time in 6 years, […]

Gold is ‘The Defense’ Vs Falling USD and Recession

Gold is ‘The Defense’ Vs Falling USD and Recession

$GLD, $GDX, $XAU, $USD FLASH: Gold is in Vogue while this new fresh wave of monetary easing blows a bubble in risk assets, aka “always take what the market gives” Note: On 26 July, the European Central Bank (ECB) made an announcement that could have an impact of future gold prices. According to Reuters, European […]

Bitcoin Jumped Back Above $11,000

Bitcoin Jumped Back Above $11,000

$BTCUSD, $BTC FLASH: Bitcoin spiked Wednesday in a 2nd day of gainser, prompting speculation that the recent correction may have run its course. Bitcoin jumped 6.75% to $11,272.4 on the Investing.com Index by 12:38 PM EDT (16:38 GMT). Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 11,241.9805+85.39 (+0.7654%),as of 3:12a BST, the market is open. The typically volatile […]

The Recent Rise and Fall of Cryptocurrencies

The Recent Rise and Fall of Cryptocurrencies

$BTC,$BTCUSD Bitcoin’s (BTC) rise was meteoric this week and its decline has been just as swift. The speculation frenzy over Bitcoin pushed its price to nearly $14,000 Wednesday, its highest mark since January 2018. Bitcoin, the largest digital asset reversed after a prominent cryptocurrency exchange reported an outage Wednesday. The retreat accelerated Thursday and put […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Surges, is this Another ‘Climax’ Run?

Bitcoin (BTC) Surges, is this Another ‘Climax’ Run?

$BTC, $BTCUSD, $FB Bitcoin (BTC) prices and related cryptocurrencies and stocks ran up again Wednesday, continuing a strong rebound that has intensified with last week’s Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) announcement that it is entering the crypto space. Prices have surged roughly 40% since Friday, with the digital currency now flashing signs of a possible ‘climax‘ run. The last time […]

As Gold Tops $1,400 oz…

As Gold Tops $1,400 oz…

$XAU, $GLD, $USD FLASH: There has been a dramatic change in the sentiment of Gold Bugs Bold prices have risen this month, passing $1,400 oz for the 1st time since Y 2013. There have been good reasons to be Bullish the precious Yellow metal. Everything from Dovish central banks, technical indicators, negative-yielding bonds are all working […]

“Risk Assets Have Room to Run”

“Risk Assets Have Room to Run”

$SPY, $BLK In a report, the majority of BlackRock Inc.’s (NYSE:BLK) Top decision-makers had a simple conclusion after gathering in London last week: A supportive backdrop for risk assets probably has “room to run” for at least 12 more months. Senior leadership at the world’s largest asset manager cited easy monetary policies and few signs […]

No Country is Safe from Trump’s Tariffs

No Country is Safe from Trump’s Tariffs

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $GOLD, $NEM, $VXX FLASH: Gold is finally seeing some bullish momentum as trade ructions escalate, fueling the biggest rally among the top miners in seven months. President Trump’s plan to impose a 5% tariff on all Mexican goods over illegal immigration rattled financial markets, boosting the haven appeal of the precious […]

The Geopolitical Uncertainty Vs The Price of Gold

The Geopolitical Uncertainty Vs The Price of Gold

$GLD, $USD, $EUR, $GBP, $CNY What we have been seeing over the past few years is that confidence in government is fading and the price of Gold is rising. Some current examples The UK House of Commons voted 413-202 last week to delay Britain’s exit from the EU. Despite resounding defeats, Prime Minister Theresa May […]

Key Tell: Watch Labor Participation Rate in US Jobs

Key Tell: Watch Labor Participation Rate in US Jobs

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Job creation and wage growth are still important things to watch for in the monthly NFP report for February that will be released Friday. The other partial indicators already suggest that the labor market will remain solid. The focus now will be on the labor-force participation rate because the […]

EU’s Slowdown Worse Than Investors Imagine

EU’s Slowdown Worse Than Investors Imagine

FLASH: The EU’s economy is cooling more than many investors believe, the slowdown poses the biggest risk to the market. The European Central Bank (ECB) has limited tools at its disposal to respond to economic weakness while European governments are not prepared to respond with spending warns Mohamed El-Erian. “People are underestimating how quickly Europe […]

Gold Miners Happy Price Taps at $1,300 oz

Gold Miners Happy Price Taps at $1,300 oz

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $AAPL Miners see Gold prices moving higher in 2019 December’s holiday cheer is carrying into Y 2019 for Gold-mining companies. A gauge of mining shares is extending gains after its best December since the financial crisis as investors flee to safe-haven assets amid a slump in the broader equities market and a […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Gets Positive Signal From NYSE’s Chairman

Bitcoin (BTC) Gets Positive Signal From NYSE’s Chairman

Bitcoin (BTC) Gets Positive Signal From NYSE’s Chairman $BTCUSD, $ICE The correction is the market had been healthy Bitcoin has seen a deep dive in price over the 11 months, but the CEO of one of the world’s biggest exchange operators is not deterred from entering the cryptocurrency space. Jeffrey Sprecher, CEO of IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE:ICE) […]

As Market Leadership Rotates, Money Manager Speak Out

As Market Leadership Rotates, Money Manager Speak Out

As Market Leadership Rotates, Money Manager Speak Out $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ Following are the views of 7 money managers and strategists on what could conceivably put a brake on the selling in this market. This view is held by almost everyone: that a softening in Fed’s hawkish rhetoric and President Trump’s trade dispute talk would […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Falls, Bringing Down the Entire Cryptocurrency Market

Bitcoin (BTC) Falls, Bringing Down the Entire Cryptocurrency Market

Bitcoin (BTC) Falls, Bringing Down the Entire Cryptocurrency Market $BTCUSD For months, the price of Bitcoin has been hanging around the mid-6,000’s mark.  But now, the most popular cryptocurrency has plummeted by 12% over the last day, hitting a value just above 5,500. The total market capitalization for Bitcoin now stands at $96-B, the 1st […]

A 2019 Bear Market Event May Trigger a DJIA Move to 40,000

A 2019 Bear Market Event May Trigger a DJIA Move to 40,000

A 2019 Bear Market Event May Trigger a DJIA Move to 40,000 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $MTAFF, $GLGDF, $RGLD, $FNV,$WPM You may recall in January 2016, the DJIA was trading at the 16,000 mark, when Yves Lamoureux, President of macroeconomic research firm Lamoureux & Co., said DIA would top 25,000 within 3-4 years. It did not take […]

If You Win the $1.6-M in the Mega Millions Lottery, You Still Need a Financial Plan

If You Win the $1.6-M in the Mega Millions Lottery, You Still Need a Financial Plan

If You Win the $1.6-M in the Mega Millions Lottery, You Still Need a Financial Plan Playing the lottery has become the new version of the American Dream for many people. There have been no Mega Millions jackpot winners since 24 July, so the jackpot will be at least $1.6-B for Tuesday’s drawing. That payout will be […]

Emerging Market Rout Approaching Bottom

Emerging Market Rout Approaching Bottom

Emerging Market Rout Approaching Bottom $USD, $AUD, $NZD Franklin Templeton Investments says the rout in emerging markets may be nearing a bottom, but says that there are still countries like the Philippines that will suffer. Given the uncertainty, the money manager is keeping a net neutral USD position, while making trades including shorting the Philippine […]

The Purpose of Cryptocurrency

The Purpose of Cryptocurrency

The Purpose of Cryptocurrency $BTCUSD For many Bitcoin (BTC) is and has always been a mystery. There is no such thing as a Bitcoin “coin”. It is shown as a coin because that’s a useful analogy. It is an Encryption Key, 1 of roughly 21-M answers to an intricate computer puzzle, that can only exist on […]

Dutch ‘Speed Trader’ Jumps in Cryptocurrencies

Dutch ‘Speed Trader’ Jumps in Cryptocurrencies

Dutch ‘Speed Trader’ Jumps in Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD The EU’s largest trader of ETFs has moved into cryptocurrencies, ignoring regulator’s cautioning consumers and institutions not to buy or sell digital currencies. The Amsterdam-based speed trader Flow Traders NV is making markets in the 1st exchange-traded notes based on Bitcoin and Ether. XBT Provider, an issuer of […]

Thailand Has New Pioneering Rules Covering Cryptocurrencies

Thailand Has New Pioneering Rules Covering Cryptocurrencies

Thailand Has New Pioneering Rules Covering Cryptocurrencies $BTC, $ETH Thailand’s leadership, innovation and clear rules has it right in the middle of the Cryptocurrency market Regulators around the world have grappled with the issue of what category digital currencies and assets fall into, Thailand has skipped that debate. Instead, Thai authorities wrote a new law to cover […]

Polychain and the Future of Digital Assets

Polychain and the Future of Digital Assets

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

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Drifting at Break-even Marks on SEC Comments

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Drifting at Break-even Marks on SEC Comments

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Drifting at Break-even Marks on SEC Comments $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Tuesday, most digital currency prices traded back near the breakeven marks reached after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last week declared that Bitcoin and Ether (ETH) do not warrant the regulatory scrutiny that traditional securities are subjected to. The SEC stance was […]

The Next 5 Years Dow Jones Industrial Average or the Barron’s Gold Mining Index?

The Next 5 Years Dow Jones Industrial Average or the Barron’s Gold Mining Index?

The Next 5 Years Dow Jones Industrial Average or the Barron’s Gold Mining Index? $DIA, $GLD, $SLV The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIA) closed the week with its BEV plot under -5% for the 1st time since early March. No small thing for the Bulls, seeing the Dow’s BEV plot rising towards its BEV Zero […]

Fed Rewriting the Hussein Obama-era’s Draconian ‘Volcker Rule’

Fed Rewriting the Hussein Obama-era’s Draconian ‘Volcker Rule’

Fed Rewriting the Hussein Obama-era’s Draconian ‘Volcker Rule’ Wednesday, US regulators unveiled a proposal to ease rules reining in banks’ risky trading, outlining changes that will cut compliance costs but falls short of allowing firms to return to their gambling days seen before the 2007-2009 financial crisis. The Fed’s long-anticipated proposal to alter the so-called […]

Assets That Will Suffer on the Return to the Normal Interest Rate Regime

Assets That Will Suffer on the Return to the Normal Interest Rate Regime

Assets that Will Suffer on the Return to the Normal Interest Rate Regime $SPY, $GLD, $SLV, $BAC While Treasuries faded a bit after 10-year yields tapped at the 3% mark last week for the 1st time in 4 years, expectations are mounting that higher rates will soon be normal again, that rate historically is 5.0% […]

Wall Street Banks See US Economy Growing to 4%, Not Collapsing

Wall Street Banks See US Economy Growing to 4%, Not Collapsing

Wall Street Banks See US Economy Growing to 4%, Not Collapsing $GS, $MS, $DB, $BAC, $HSBC, $JPM US Economy Continues to Boom under President Trump The International Monetary Fund (IMF) conducts its semi-annual health check of the world economy this week with investors worried that global growth is starting to fade after accelerating the most […]

Cryptocurrency Trading Spikes in Japan

Cryptocurrency Trading Spikes in Japan

Cryptocurrency Trading Spikes in Japan $BTCUSD Japan’s financial watchdog agency has released data about the crypto boom in the country for the 1st time ever. The report from Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA), translated by Coindesk, indicated that at least 3.5-M people were trading on 17 domestic exchanges as of end of March 2018, solidifying Japan’s position as […]

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Wealth Management HEFFX has become one of Asia’s leading financial services companies with interests in Publishing, Private Equity, Capital Markets, Real Estate, Mining, Retail, Transport and Agriculture that span every continent of the world. Our partners have unprecedented experience in Equities, Banking, Private Equity, Trading and Funds Management. Managing and Protecting wealth for our clients […]

Abu Dhabi to Combine Sovereign Wealth Funds Creating $250-B ‘Behemoth’

Abu Dhabi to Combine Sovereign Wealth Funds Creating $250-B ‘Behemoth’

Abu Dhabi to Combine Sovereign Wealth Funds Creating $250-B ‘Behemoth’ Together Mubadala and Abu Dhabi Investment Council will be the world’s 11th largest sovereign wealth fund. The UAE emirate of Abu Dhabi is to combine two of its largest sovereign funds to create a behemoth with estimated assets of nearly $250-B. UAE President and Abu […]

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

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

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

Retail Investors Pouring Money Into Managed Wealth Solutions

Retail Investors Pouring Money Into Managed Wealth Solutions

Retail Investors Pouring Money Into Managed Wealth Solutions $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX), the world’s largest private equity firm, plans to 2X assets under management over the next 5 years, and it wants individual investors to get the action. About 15 to 20% of Blackstone Group LP’s annual fundraising currently comes from retail […]

Savvy Traders Laud the Return of Market Volatility

Savvy Traders Laud the Return of Market Volatility

Savvy Traders Laud the Return of Market Volatility $VXX, $DIA After last week’s action, some market participants await a return to the calm, but that may not be in their longer-term interest to revert to the very unusual market conditions that we had before. What they should be looking for new is a market that […]

Saudi’s Prince Alwaleed Now in ‘Harsh’ Prison on Corruption Charges

Saudi’s Prince Alwaleed Now in ‘Harsh’ Prison on Corruption Charges

Saudi’s Prince Alwaleed Now in ‘Harsh’ Prison on Corruption Charges Saudi Arabia’s most famous billionaire, Alwaleed bin Talal, 62 anni, was recently taken to a high-security ‘harsh’ prison, and has been tortured at the Al-Ha’ir Prison, which is said to house numerous al-Qaeda terror suspects. Prince Alwaleed has refused to disgorge $6-B of his $17-B fortune and refuses […]

Investors Buy the Dips, Market Continues to Extend The Trump Rally

Investors Buy the Dips, Market Continues to Extend The Trump Rally

Investors Buy the Dips, Market Continues to Extend The Trump Rally $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Strategy: In an uptrend, when markets fall, buy. 2 weeks ago stocks encountered headwinds and a wide range of risk assets came under pressure in the week ended 18 November, and some market observers again declared the end of what […]

Central Banks are Not Innovators, Bitcoin Threatens

Central Banks are Not Innovators, Bitcoin Threatens

Central Banks are Not Innovators, Bitcoin Threatens $BTCUSD The Big Q: Should central banks embrace cryptocurrencies, or even pioneer their own? The Big A: No. Cryptocurrencies aka crypto assets, are a new and unusual financial medium innovation, and to centralize them in a bureaucracy is wrong. However, the POBC, China’s central bank, says it is working to […]

China’s $38-T Off-Balance Sheet Items Poses Little Risk

China’s $38-T Off-Balance Sheet Items Poses Little Risk

China’s $38-T Off-Balance Sheet Items Poses Little Risk $CNY, $UBS, $MCO The Chinese finance sector’s RMB 253-T ($38-T) of off-balance sheet items pose little risk because more than two-thirds of them are relatively harmless components such as custodial funds and untapped credit-card limits, said UBS Group AG (NYSE:UBS). Despite the size of the number, a […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Delivers for Investors and Clienti

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Delivers for Investors and Clienti

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Delivers for Investors and Clienti $RACE “La migliore Ferrari mai realizzata è la prossima”– Enzo Ferrari* Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) delivered an *ROE (return on equity) of 115.78% over the past 12 months, which is an impressive given the industry average of 16.45% during the same frame. The impressive ratio tells us that Ferrari has […]

Trump Ally In, Harvey Weinstein Out at TWC

Trump Ally In, Harvey Weinstein Out at TWC

Trump Ally In, Harvey Weinstein Out at TWC $DIS, $CLNS Disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein has resigned from the board of The Weinstein Co. TWC is not saleable to a public media company now, PR is unbearable Tuesday, the Board members convened in NYC to ratify Harvey Weinstein’s termination and to vote on a rescue plan […]

Gold and the Fall of the US Dollar

Gold and the Fall of the US Dollar

Gold and the Fall of the US Dollar $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $USD, $CNY China, Russia, and Saudi Arabia are aligning in response to trade sanctions and political discord from the West. Together, they may bring an end to the global supremacy of America and the USD, according to analyst Peter Reagan. China, Russia, and Saudi […]

Metalla Royalty and Streaming, Ltd.’s Annual Letter to Shareholders 2017

Metalla Royalty and Streaming, Ltd.’s Annual Letter to Shareholders 2017 $MTAFF, $GLD, $SLV It is with great satisfaction that I present to you, our shareholders, the first annual shareholder letter under our new name and business model of acquiring precious metal royalty, streams, and other production based interests. At a time when experts in the […]

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 […]

Managed Money Saying ‘Reduce Risk’

Managed Money Saying ‘Reduce Risk’

Managed Money Saying ‘Reduce Risk’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $GLD, $VXX Some of the biggest money managers have a message for investors, it is time to reduce risk, aka take some profits off of the table. Investors should pare US stocks and high-yield debt while shifting to lower-risk assets, such as Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities, according to […]

US Markets Do Not Fully Reflect Growth Prospects

US Markets Do Not Fully Reflect Growth Prospects

US Markets Do Not Fully Reflect Growth Prospects $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US  assets are the most attractive assets to invest in on a global basis. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday that he believes that financial markets could improve “significantly” once they fully reflect economic-growth potential from President Donald Trump’s strategy and policies. Sec. […]

Millennials’ Worth 50% Less Than Boomers’ During Same Life Stage

Millennials’ Worth 50% Less Than Boomers’ During Same Life Stage

Millennials’ Worth 50% Less Then Boomers’ During Same Life Stage Despite being better educated, Millennials, on average, make 20% less than their parents did during the same life stage. Fully 63% of Millennials have more than $10,000 in Student Debt, they will be paying if for many years to come. A new study released today […]

Friday Update: Ferrari N.V. (NYSE:RACE)

Friday Update: Ferrari N.V. (NYSE:RACE)

Friday Update: Ferrari N.V. (NYSE:RACE) $RACE Ferrari N.V. (NYSE:RACE), has been doing very well since mid-year 2016. Ferrari N.V. has a total market cap of 11,404.88-B and has posted a price of 59.83 today, highlighting a change of +1.00%. The average volume stands at 454.26 for Ferrari N.V.. Performance: The performance week for Ferrari is […]

Obama Admin Paid Iran $700-M a Month Since the Nuclear Was Inked or $10-B+

Obama Admin Paid Iran $700-M a Month Since the Nuclear Was Inked or $10-B+

Obama Admin Paid Iran $700-M a Month Since the Nuclear Was Inked or $10-B+ “Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States, levies war against them or adheres to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the United States or elsewhere, is guilty of treason and shall suffer death, or shall be imprisoned not less […]

Let’s Take a Look at Gold & Silver Bullion and Mining Shares in 2016

Let’s Take a Look at Gold & Silver Bullion and Mining Shares in 2016

Let’s Take a Look at Gold & Silver Bullion and Mining Shares in 2016 $GLD, $SLV I wasn’t going to write anything until next week, but reporting on the annual performance for gold and silver in the 1st week of the year feels appropriate and timely. Publishing the following table has been an annual event […]

November, a Pivotal Month in the History of Financial Markets

November, a Pivotal Month in the History of Financial Markets

November, a Pivotal Month in the History of Financial Markets $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GS, $JPM November marked a Key shifts for global financial markets, with a number of asset classes from financial stocks, emerging-market bonds to hard commodities staging sharp price swings in the space of just 3 weeks. Investors believe that the election […]

Many Wall Street Regulations to Fall, as SEC Chairwoman Steps Down

Many Wall Street Regulations to Fall, as SEC Chairwoman Steps Down

Many Wall Street Regulations to Fall, as SEC Chairwoman Steps Down Barack Hussein Obama once said, “You don’t want to ‘mess’ with Mary Jo.” American voters said, “You do not want to ‘mess’ with Donald Trump.” Mary Jo White, the Head of the Securities and Exchange Commission, announced Monday that she will step down 2 […]

China’s Central Government Opens Up its Capital Market

China’s Central Government Opens Up its Capital Market

China’s Central Government Opens Up its Capital Market The volume of approved foreign institutional capital investing in China’s capital market picked up in October thanks to more opening-up policies. The accumulated volume of the approved Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (QFII) program grew by US$2.7-B in October to reach about US$84.4-B as of 27 October. The […]

Dubai to Overtake London as Top Pick for Wealthy GCC Investors

Dubai to Overtake London as Top Pick for Wealthy GCC Investors

Dubai to Overtake London as Top Pick for Wealthy GCC Investors Softening prices in Dubai was cited as the top reason for its increase in attractiveness Dubai’s property market is set to overtake the international destinations of London, New York and Singapore as the Top choice for the GCC’s wealthiest investors next year, a report […]

Fed Hawks Raiding the Stock and Bond Markets

Fed Hawks Raiding the Stock and Bond Markets

Fed Hawks Raiding the Stock and Bond Markets $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Friday, both the US stock and bond markets were in free-fall triggered by US Fed “Hawk Talk” early in the day. The S&P 500 Index dove 2% in its biggest drop since the Brexit vote, US Treasuries slumped, sending the yield on the […]

GAWK SHATTERS PREVIOUS RECORD WITH $600,000+ AUGUST REVENUE

GAWK SHATTERS PREVIOUS RECORD WITH $600,000+ AUGUST REVENUE

GAWK SHATTERS PREVIOUS RECORD WITH $600,000+ AUGUST REVENUE Los Angeles, September 6, 2016 — GAWK Inc. (OTC PINK: GAWK) CEO Scott Kettle revealed today that the third quarter for the Company was starting out explosively, with a record $600,000 plus revenue stream for August. “We are executing on our business plan, and our strategy of […]

Experts See Gold Rally Extending

Experts See Gold Rally Extending

Experts See Gold Rally Extending $GLD, $SLV Gold has rallied strongly YTD with recent world events pushing it higher as anxious investors seek its safety and preservation of wealth and buying power. From Britain’s sudden exit from the EU, to the most contentious Presidential election seasons in US history, to ISIS terrorist attacks, the only […]

VC Investors are Emerging from the GCC

VC Investors are Emerging from the GCC

VC Investors are Emerging from the GCC Arab Angel Fund founder Kyle Hendrick explores how Gulf investors can make the most of the United States’ tech start-up scene  In cafes and conference rooms across the world’s leading and emerging technology capitals, it is not uncommon to hear the same conversation-starter. Members of the investment community […]

Cautious US Companies ‘Hoarding’ Cash

Cautious US Companies ‘Hoarding’ Cash

Cautious US Companies ‘Hoarding’ Cash $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US companies have returned to hoarding cash due to mounting economic and geopolitical fears, a indication of a business-investment pullback. The UK’s Brexit vote, a sluggish US economy and a weak global economy combined to lead companies to delay investment decisions and just hoard their cash, […]

The World’s Largest Sovereign Wealth Funds

The World’s Largest Sovereign Wealth Funds

The World’s Largest Sovereign Wealth Funds In the midst of collapsing Crude Oil prices, Oil-funded sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) are under pressure to liquidate assets, according to political risk advisory firm GeoEconomica. There was roughly a 20% fall over the past year in the deposits and reserves stored in the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) […]

Update: Savvy Money Sitting Out the “Brexit” Short Term Impact

Update: Savvy Money Sitting Out the “Brexit” Short Term Impact

Update: Savvy Money Sitting Out the “Brexit” Short Term Impact As Friday’s vote counting continues, the “leave” side led with 50.9% of votes with “remain” trailing on 49.1%. The gap between the 2 sides stood at about 191,000 votes with 144 of the 382 count centers reporting results. Stay tuned… All over the world financial […]

World’s Central Bankers are Fighting “the Tape”

World’s Central Bankers are Fighting “the Tape”

World’s Central Bankers are Fighting “the Tape” The world’s central bankers are fighting “the tape” by pumping massive amounts of liquidity into the global economic system in an effort to avert deflation. Notably, deflation is a natural force of nature during Peace Time, when globalization leads to free trade and heightens competition. During War Time, […]

Bear Market “Radar” on High Alert

Bear Market “Radar” on High Alert

Bear Market “Radar” on High Alert $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US Securities and Exchange Commission is set on putting a stop to the accounting methods that artificially inflate company profits. According to an industry notice he SEC is getting ready to step up its scrutiny of companies’ “homegrown earnings measures,” signaling it plans to […]

Elon Musk’s SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY) “Bleeding” Cash

Elon Musk’s SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY) “Bleeding” Cash

Elon Musk’s SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY) “Bleeding” Cash $SCTY, $TSLA SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ:SCTY) will continue its downtrend (sentiment has turned Bearish), as largest US rooftop solar developer loses money on every installation. Expert managed money sees SolarCity getting into financial trouble in Y 2016. One analyst dubbed SolarCity a “Subprime” finance company, and said its customers will […]

The Cost of Natural Disasters in Australia in the Billions

The Cost of Natural Disasters in Australia in the Billions

The Cost of Natural Disasters in Australia in the Billions The cost of natural disasters, fires and floods, in Australia is now 50% more than previously estimated, A$9-B in Y 2015, and is set to increase to $33-B by Y 2050 even ignoring the effect of climate change, according to 2 reports commissioned by the […]

Succession Plans Key to Family Businesses

Succession Plans Key to Family Businesses

Succession Plans Key to Family Businesses Family firms advised to separate family assets from business assets Just 30% of the world’s family businesses are passing the reins onto the next generation and the problem is endemic in the Middle East, according to financial services provider UBS AG (NYSE:UBS). The Swiss company has found that only […]