F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) says Seb Vettel’s Engine Shutdown During Last Week’s Testing Not an Issue

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) says Seb Vettel’s Engine Shutdown During Last Week’s Testing Not an Issue

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) have gotten to the bottom of Sebastian Vettel’s engine problem at the 1st pre-season F1 test in Spain last week and are not worried about it, the team said Monday. The Scuderia spokesman said the engine was stripped and checked back at their Maranello factory after the failure at the Circuit de […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Showing Us Details of How the SF90 Hybrid Supercar is Built (Video)

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Showing Us Details of How the SF90 Hybrid Supercar is Built (Video)

$RACE Deliveries of Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) SF90 Stradale begins later this year, and the Maranello Outfit has shared vision detailing the production process of this innovative hybrid Supercar. The SF90 Stradale comes to life through a combination of advanced robots and computers and very highly-skilled craftsmen. And at Ferrari humans play a much more significant role in […]

F1: MercedesAMG Suspects Ferrari is Down Playing It’s True Pace

F1: MercedesAMG Suspects Ferrari is Down Playing  It’s True Pace

$RACE Champions MercedesAMG suspect Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) are considerably faster than the Italian team let on in F1’s 1st pre-season test in Spain, with the gap between the Top 3 and the rest closing. Teams have 6 days of testing before the season-opener in Australia on 15 March and the engineers have lots of data to […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Portofino Does 0-100 KM/H in Acceleration Test

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Portofino Does 0-100 KM/H in Acceleration Test

$RACE The all-new Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Portofino is a super-GT without equal now. We know that Ferrari does not like acceleration tests, but it should like this 1. The Portofino is the successor to California, which was criticized at 1st, but matured into a good entry-level Ferrari.  Hidden under the elegant functional bodywork is a brand […]

The Bull Case for Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Strong

The Bull Case for Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Strong

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is the Top world in the automotive sector and beyond brand It makes the finest and most sought after Super and Hyper Supercars in the market with the highest margin generating strong EPS and paying an annual dividend in just a few years since its October 2015 IPO, a spinoff from Fiat-Chrysler. […]

1958 Ferrari 335 S Spyder Wins 5th Annual The Peninsula Classics Best Of The Best Award

1958 Ferrari 335 S Spyder Wins 5th Annual The Peninsula Classics Best Of The Best Award

$RACE The 5th Peninsula Classics Best of the Best Award has been won by a 1958 Ferrari 335 S Spyder Scaglietti, completing yet another wonderful story of automotive redemption. This 1 of 4 Ferrari factory team cars spent a long period of its life abandoned, before being reclaimed, restored and returned to prominence. The Ferrari […]

Ferrari(NYSE:RACE) Analysts’ Forecast

Ferrari(NYSE:RACE) Analysts’ Forecast

$RACE Following the latest results, Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 16 analysts are now forecasting revenues of €4.12-B in Y 2020. This would be a 9.5% improvement in sales compared to the last 12 months. Statutory EPS are expected to accumulate 7.8% to €4.02. Before this weeks earnings report, analysts had been forecasting revenues of €4.07-B and EPS […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Upgrades Guidance Across the Board

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Upgrades Guidance Across the Board

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) upgraded guidance across its Key financial metrics for the full year ahead, beyond its “2020 plan“. The iconic Italian company now sees net revenues above €4.1-B, representing an 8.5% increase compared to the F-Y 2019 revenues of €3.776-B result. Ferrari investors are more Bullish on its Y 2020 growth and earnings outlook […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Posts Record Supercar Sales and Boosts 2020 Profit Estimate

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Posts Record Supercar Sales and Boosts 2020 Profit Estimate

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) boosted its Y 2020 forecasts for sales and earnings after the Supercar maker posted record deliveries, a sign that CEO Louis Camilleri’s model-range renewal is working and gathering momentum. The Maranello Outfit launched a record 5 new models in Y 2019, including the Roma Coupe with a front-mounted 620-horsepower engine, which helped […]

F1: MercedesAMG Could Leave Lewis Hamilton to Join Ferrari

F1: MercedesAMG Could Leave Lewis Hamilton to Join Ferrari

$RACE MercedesAMG is back in the headlines this week, as news leaked that they were considering leaving F1 for the Y 2021 season. The Big Q: Could the reigning F1 World Constructors’ champions really be about to walk, or drive, away from the sport that they have dominated for the last 7 years? The Story Autocar broke […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Celebrates its Success at Le Mans 24 Hours

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Celebrates its Success at Le Mans 24 Hours

$RACE Museo Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) in Maranello is staging a special exhibition marking Ferrari’s Le Mans 24 Hours story. The star attraction is a 166MM Barchetta Touring like the car used to take Ferrari’s 1st Le Mans win in Y 1949. Also on stage is the 275P that won the Y 1964 edition of the race […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Approach to Electric-cars is Cautious

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Approach to Electric-cars is Cautious

$RACE  Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) patent application images show a 2-seater car, though the technology could be applied in a different body style Ferrari has approached electrified cars with caution, and we only saw it introduce its 1st plug-in hybrid with the SF90 Stradale last year. Yes, there was the LaFerrari, but the KERS-style hybrid system was hardly for efficiency, just […]

FERRARI (NYSE:RACE): 812 GTS, the V12 Spider Returns

FERRARI (NYSE:RACE): 812  GTS, the V12 Spider Returns

$RACE The 812 GTS where speed meets elegance LIBERTY HAS NEVER BEEN SO EASY  The aim in developing the 812 GTS was to retain the exhilarating feeling of speed and power delivered by the berlinetta version in terms of accelerating, response times and agility.  TRADITION NEVER FAILS  Exactly 50 yrs on from the debut of the last Spider in the Ferrari […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) 2020 Has What it Needs to Win

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) 2020 Has What it Needs to Win

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has everything a F1 team needs to succeed including huge financial resources, an in-house engine supply and a rich history capable of luring the most talented individuals in the sport onto its payroll. Yet for the past 11 yrs, those ingredients have failed to bring the iconic Italian team a championship. We […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) New 812 Prototype Seen Motoring Around Maranello

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) New 812 Prototype Seen Motoring Around Maranello

$RACE Recall in late Y 2018 the FerrariChat forum gave us the word that Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) planned 3 Special Editions of the 812Superfast. We saw one of them last November, in the targa-topped 812 GTS. The 2nd was rumored to go even further with the undress, boasting a speedster-like form omitting the roof entirely as well as most of the windshield. […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): Watch How the New Plug-in Hybrid SF90 Stradale Is Made (Video)

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): Watch How the New Plug-in Hybrid  SF90 Stradale Is Made (Video)

$RACE This year will see launch of what is probably the most exciting and important Ferrari in years. Even for an automaker that has repeatedly pushed the industry forward, the new SF90 Stradale is a journey into uncharted territory. Not only is the car the Maranello Outfit’s 1st plug-in hybrid, it is also its most powerful car yet. Powered […]

Daytona and Le Mans Racers Will Develop Prototypes Suitable for Both 24-hour Races

Daytona and Le Mans Racers Will Develop Prototypes Suitable for Both 24-hour Races

$RACE The Rolex 24 and 24 Hours of Le Mans are alike in 1 way, time, but different because the featured cars have their differences. That will change, as the 2 sanctioning bodies governing those events struck an agreement to develop a Top-tier prototype that will carry the name LMDh capable of capturing the overall […]

2020: Ferrari’ (NYSE:RACE) Portofino, an Everyday Supercar

2020: Ferrari’ (NYSE:RACE) Portofino, an Everyday Supercar

$RACE The effortlessness of the Portofino’s steering and available added tech, such as parking-assist cameras and a touch-screen user interface, make the Portofino Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) most driveable car ever. The Portofino has a new sister car, the Roma Coupe, with a new interior design and updated UX, featuring a touch screen in the center stack. […]

2020: Rolex 24 Ready to Kick Off Racing Season

2020: Rolex 24 Ready to Kick Off Racing Season

$RACE The 2020 national motorsports schedule is about to come to life with the 58th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway. High-speed runs over Daytona’s 3.56-mile road course began Wednesday with practice laps for cars participating in Rolex 24 ancillary events, such as the Michelin Challenge and Ferrari Challenge featuring an all-Ferrari […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Company Profile

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Company Profile

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) through with its subsidiaries, designs, engineers, produces, and sells luxury performance sports cars and consumer goods. The company offers sports, GT, and special series super cars, limited edition hyper supercars, Fuori series, 1-off, F1 and other track cars, and Icona cars. It also provides non-registered racing cars; and spare parts and engines, […]

2020: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Corporate Calendar

2020: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Corporate Calendar

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE/MTA: RACE) announced today the following corporate calendar for year 20201: Earnings Releases 4 February 2020 – Group results for 4th Quarter and F-Y 2019 4 May 2020 – Group results for 1st Quarter 2020 3 August 2020 – Group results for 2nd Quarter 2020 3 November 2020 – Group results for 3rd […]

2020: Ferrari (NYSA:RACE) is a Favorite at Bank of America Merrill Lynch

2020: Ferrari (NYSA:RACE) is a Favorite at Bank of America Merrill Lynch

$RACE, $BAC Just In: Bank of America Merrill Lynch lists Ferrari (RACE) +0.3%) as 1 of its Top 40 picks for Y 2020. The firm thinks Ferrari’s business strategy will help it outpace all automotive sector members in revenue and earnings growth, it has no peers BAML’s price target of 230 means a +30% Northside and […]

New Flying Car Concept Was Inspired by Old Ferrari F1 Racers

New Flying Car Concept Was Inspired by Old Ferrari F1 Racers

$RACE Lazzarini Design Studio is not looking to the sky or future for its latest flying vehicle concept. Instead it’s drawing on a decidedly more earthbound source for inspiration: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) designed F1 race cars from the 1950’s. Dubbed the FD-One, the Rome-based design firm’s new concept is a 2-seat flying car with a distinctly retro-futurist vibe. […]

F1: Remembering Ferrari’s 1st F1 Championship Winner

F1: Remembering Ferrari’s 1st F1 Championship Winner

$RACE Jose Froilan Gonzales was an unlikely-looking racing driver, he was burley, they called ‘El Cabezon‘ and he claimed Ferrari’s 1st world championship F1 race win. José Froilán González (5 October 1922 – 15 June 2013) was an Argentine racing driver, particularly notable for scoring Ferrari’s 1st win in a Formula One World Championship race at the 1951 British Grand Prix. He […]

President Trump: “Had Very Good Talk With China on Trade and…”

President Trump: “Had Very Good Talk With China on Trade and…”

Friday, President Trump Tweeted Friday that he had “a very good talk” with President Xi Jinping of China on trade and that Beijing “has already started large scale purchases of agricultural products and more.” “Formal signing being arranged,” President Trump said in the post, in which he noted further that “progress” was being made because he and […]

US May Impose 100% Tariffs on EU Goods

US May Impose 100% Tariffs on EU Goods

$BA, $EADSY The Trump Administration may place 100% tariffs on European goods that had been absolved from such duties, including such storied products as Irish & Scotch whiskies and Cognac. The Office of the United States Trade Representative published a list Thursday of additional European goods now under consideration for the tariffs amid the fallout […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) CEO Talks About the Future

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) CEO Talks About the Future

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has stabilized over a year after the death of Sergio Marchionne. And Louis Camilleri who took over as CEO of Ferrari in July 2018 following the death of Sergio Marchionne has a somewhat softer touch. Ferrari stock has soared in the time since, and its future as a luxury brand is tightly […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Financial Power Unit Set Up to Run Strong into Year’s End

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Financial Power Unit Set Up to Run Strong into Year’s End

$RACE HQ’d in Maranello, Italy, founded in Y 1947, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), designs, engineers, produces and sells luxury high performance sports cars and lots more. In addition to its racing and vehicle manufacturing operations, Ferrari licenses its brand to various producers and retailers of luxury and lifestyle goods and has recently tied-up with Giorgio Armani to revamp and […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): SWB Stands for ‘Short Wheelbase Berlinetta’ (Video)

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): SWB Stands for ‘Short Wheelbase Berlinetta’ (Video)

$RACE This is a 1960’s Italian GT at its finest. If you’re like so many enthusiasts, you find the 1960’s Ferrari GTs to be some of the most attractive vintage vehicles around. That helps drive the extreme prices we see in private treaty sales transactions and auctions alike. And yes, there is more to it […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Binotto Speaks of Development

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Binotto Speaks of Development

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) F1 car development has “exceeded expectations” this season and the amount of downforce it has added has had knock-on effects, says team boss Mattia Binotto. The team started Y 2019 with a car that had less peak downforce than its chief rival MercedesAMG as Ferrari pursued a lower-drag concept to give it a […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Plan: Build its Luxury Brand

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Plan: Build its Luxury Brand

$RACE Since taking over as CEO Louis Camilleri has largely shunned the spotlight, shunning the media and commenting publicly about the business only during Quarterly conference calls and once at the presentation of its new 5 year industrial plan. Being a tobacco executive offered relevant lessons for running Ferrari, Mr. Camilleri said in his 1st […]

Why Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)? Strong Earnings and Cash Flow

Why Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)? Strong Earnings and Cash Flow

$RACE Shares of the iconic Italian Supercar maker Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) hit an all-time high earlier this week after the company increased its F-Y guidance following strong Q-3 earnings. The Quarter’s operating profit rose 12% from a year ago, to 227 million euros ($251 million), on sales increases in Europe and Asia. Following the strong results, the company boosted its […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Confirms it is a ‘Luxury Brand’

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Confirms it is a ‘Luxury Brand’

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) landmark tie-up with Giorgio Armani will offer clothing and accessories more refined and artisanal than anything currently licensed with the brand’s iconic Scuderia mark.  The iconic Italian Supercar maker’s CEO Louis C. Camilleri, announced Monday during its Q-3 earnings call with investors that Ferrari had entered a “long-term manufacturing agreement” with luxury […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Gap Open Monday, Is It a ‘Breakaway?’

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Gap Open Monday, Is It a ‘Breakaway?’

$RACE People are asking, can RACE sustained Monday’s move? Monday, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) announced an EPS beat of 0.04 and a Top-line beat of over $25+M. On Top of the earnings results, management raised guidance for the year as Supercar shipments for the Quarter rose by a healthy 9%. In the technical chart there is a large gap […]

Ferrari’s (RACE) CEO Louis Camilleri on Q-3 Y 2019 Results

Ferrari’s (RACE) CEO Louis Camilleri on Q-3 Y 2019 Results

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to capitalise on brand as it promises to deliver faster growth Strong sales of Ferrari’s Portofino and 812 Superfast models enabled the Italian luxury carmaker to raise its outlook Monday, with a new brand strategy promising even more growth. Ferrari’s Milan-listed shares rose as much as 7.4% to an all-time high of […]

President Trump Drops Some Tariffs on Chinese Goods, Stocks Rally

President Trump Drops Some Tariffs on Chinese Goods, Stocks Rally

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US stocks rallied Tuesday after the White House announced that it will delay the 10% tariff rate for some items imported from China until 15 December. President Trump told reporters he wanted to delay the tariffs so consumers would not be hurt during the Christmas shopping season and said he […]

President Trump Looking Closely at SEC’s ‘Dark Regulation/s’

President Trump Looking Closely at SEC’s ‘Dark Regulation/s’

$BTC FLASH: President Trump focusing on dark regulation at SEC The Trump Administration issued a memorandum strongly discouraging regulatory dark matter/s. The memo instructs federal agencies to submit all policy-making rules to Congress to be vetted under the Congressional Review Act, even if these rules come in the form of informal guidance. The Trump Memo […]

EU Cannot Not Rely on US Growth to Help

EU Cannot Not Rely on US Growth to Help

FLASH: President Trump’s top economic adviser offered sharp criticism of the European Central Bank’s (ECB) revival of stimulus measures to spur the EU’s economy. National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said that a ECB decision Thursday to extend a new round of cheap loans to the banking system wouldn’t be enough to fix the continent’s […]

White House Hails China Trade Truce

White House Hails China Trade Truce

White House Hails China Trade Truce The Trump Administration is celebrating the 90-day truce it reached in its trade dispute with China as a significant breakthrough despite some skepticism that Beijing will yield to US demands anytime soon. “This is just an enormous, enormous event,” Larry Kudlow, President Donald Trump’s Top economic adviser, said of […]

US China Trade Talks Back On

US China Trade Talks Back On

US China Trade Talks Back On President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser said Tuesday that the United States was talking again with China on trade, calling it a “very positive” development. “Right now we’re having communications at all levels of the US and Chinese governments,” National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said in a TV […]

President Trump, “I Think We’ll Make a Deal With China on Trade”

President Trump, “I Think We’ll Make a Deal With China on Trade”

President Trump, “I Think We’ll Make a Deal With China on Trade” US  President Donald Trump said Friday that he will likely make a deal with China on trade, adding that a lot of progress had been made to resolve the 2 countries’ differences but warning that he still may impose more tariffs on Chinese […]

The Trump Effect: Americans Working, Higher Wages, Booming Manufacturing

The Trump Effect: Americans Working, Higher Wages, Booming Manufacturing

The Trump Effect: Americans Working, Higher Wages, Booming Manufacturing The Trump Effect has Made America Great Again, and Is Keeping America Great! The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to a near 49-year low last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength, which continues to underpin economic growth. The labor market, which is […]

The Trump Economy: Consumer Confidence Rises 18-Year High

The Trump Economy: Consumer Confidence Rises 18-Year High

The Trump Economy: Consumer Confidence Rises 18-Year High US consumer confidence rose to an 18-year high in September as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, pointing to sustained strength in the economy despite an increasingly bitter trade dispute between the US and China. While other data Tuesday showed a moderation in house price […]

President Trump Sees Gain From China Tariffs as Worth US Pain

President Trump Sees Gain From China Tariffs as Worth US Pain

President Trump Sees Gain From China Tariffs as Worth US Pain The Trump Administration said it needs to confront China over its trading practices to defend US long-term interests even as escalating tariffs may cause discomfort for American consumers. Inaction by the US would leave the American economy and consumers worse off over the longer […]

President Trump: “Time to Take a Stand on China After Tariff Move”

President Trump: “Time to Take a Stand on China After Tariff Move”

President Trump: “Time to Take a Stand on China After Tariff Move” US President Donald Trump hit out at China days after announcing another round of tariffs, signaling the trade dispute will not end soon. “It’s time to take a stand on China,” President Trump said in an interview late Thursday with Fox News. “We have no […]

President Trump Imposed Tariffs on Chinese Goods

President Trump Imposed Tariffs on Chinese Goods

President Trump Imposed Tariffs on Chinese Goods $AAPL, $FIT Monday after the stock market closed, USPresident Trump President Donald Trump said he will impose 10% tariffs on about $200-B worth of Chinese imports, but he spared smart watches from Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Fitbit Inc (NYSE:FIT) and other consumer products such as bicycle helmets and baby car […]

President Trump’s Chinese Tariff Announcement Dampen Sentiment

President Trump’s Chinese Tariff Announcement Dampen Sentiment

President Trump’s Chinese Tariff Announcement Dampen Sentiment $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Wall Street dipped Monday, with tech shares leading the retreat, as investors prepared for another tranche of US tariffs on Chinese goods. This latest round of tariffs is expected to slap a duty of around 10% on $200-B worth of Chinese goods. Beijing […]

The Trump Tax Cut Driving Strong Business Investment

The Trump Tax Cut Driving Strong Business Investment

The Trump Tax Cut Driving Strong Business Investment Shipments of core capital goods rose 0.9% last month after an upwardly revised 0.9% gainer in June. US economy is growing at a 4.6% annualized rate in the third quarter following the government’s data on new-home sales and costs, the Atlanta Federal Reserve’s GDPNow forecast model showed […]

US Producer Price Index Flat, Restraining Inflation Fears

US Producer Price Index Flat, Restraining Inflation Fears

US Producer Price Index Flat, Restraining Inflation Fears $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US wholesale prices were unchanged in July after 2 months of increases, indicating inflation pressures have softened a bit. Thursday, the Labor Department said that the PPI (producer price index) which measures price changes before they reach the consumer increased 3.3% last month […]

China’s Trade Grows in June Despite Dust-up with US

China’s Trade Grows in June Despite Dust-up with US

China’s Trade Grows in June Despite Dust-up with US $ZTCOF ZTE Corp (OTCMKT:ZTCOF), China’s 2nd-largest telecommunications equipment maker to resume business. China’s trade grew by 2X digits in June despite mounting tensions with the US but the government warned it will face “rising instabilities and uncertainties.” Customs data Friday showed exports rose 11.3% over a […]

President Trump’s $500-B Trade Threat Hammering China Investors

President Trump’s $500-B Trade Threat Hammering China Investors

President Trump’s $500-B Trade Threat Hammering China Investors $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Now, with 6 months of wrangling over trade tariffs with the United States has wiped out 22% and counting of China’s stock market value and driven its currency down sharply. Those moves are just the beginning on what may be coming. Shanghai’s benchmark […]

President Trump Staking US Trade Position Vs China and the World

President Trump Staking US Trade Position Vs China and the World

President Trump Staking US Trade Position Vs China and the World The US trade figures for February that were released this week and showed a widening deficit. President Donald Trump’s policies over the past year have been calculated to increase the size of the US trade and current account deficits. One could easily say that the […]

The Trump Effect: Global Growth, USD, Drive Durable Goods Orders Up

The Trump Effect: Global Growth, USD, Drive Durable Goods Orders Up

The Trump Effect: Global Growth, USD, Drive Durable Goods Orders Up Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rose 2.9% in December, the fastest pace since June and another sign of strength for American industry under President Trump’s policies, the Commerce Department said Friday. Orders were lifted by a 15.9% spike in demand for civilian aircraft and […]

Our Elegant First Lady, Melania Trump, Driving Sales of Luxury Goods

Our Elegant First Lady, Melania Trump, Driving Sales of Luxury Goods

Our Elegant First Lady, Melania Trump, Driving Sales of Luxury Goods US First Lady Melania Trump has reopened style, elegance and luxury world over at the weekend G7 Summit of wealthy nations in Italy.  There the First Lady was dressed in the most exclusive haute couture that come from the highest level of 1-off hand […]

Hermes (HRMS:PA) Record Profits Signal Recovery in Luxury Sector

Hermes (HRMS:PA) Record Profits Signal Recovery in Luxury Sector

Hermes (HRMS:PA) Record Profits Signal Recovery in Luxury Sector French luxury goods group Hermes (HRMS.PA) said it started this year on a solid ground after announcing record Y 2016 profits Wednesday, providing further evidence of a broader recovery in the luxury goods industry. Hermes, known for its $10,000 Birkin bags and $400 printed silk scarves, […]

Dubai Expo 2020 to Allocate $1.36-B of Contracts to SMEs

Dubai Expo 2020 to Allocate $1.36-B of Contracts to SMEs

Dubai Expo 2020 to Allocate $1.36-B of Contracts to SMEs Opportunities for SME participation extend beyond the physical expo site and six-month duration of the event, according to Expo 2020 Dubai has announced that 20% of direct and indirect spending on the Expo 2020 event will be allocated to small and medium enterprises. Under the […]

M-Commerce is “Retail in Your Pocket”

M-Commerce is “Retail in Your Pocket”

M-Commerce is “Retail in Your Pocket” $WMT, $BAC Back in Y 1997 at the launch of the Global Mobile Commerce Forum, Kevin Duffey coined the phrase ‘Mobile Commerce” meaning “the delivery of electronic commerce capabilities directly into the consumer’s hand (pocket), anywhere, via wireless technology.” I took that to mean a retail outlet in your consumer’s pocket. […]

US Consumer Spending, Residential Investment Driving a Weak Economy

US Consumer Spending, Residential Investment Driving a Weak Economy

US Consumer Spending, Residential Investment Driving a Weak Economy $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The demand side of the US GDP accounts shows that the nations economic engine has 6 cylinders, they are: consumer spending residential investment capital spending inventories net exports government spending. In recent Quarters, it seems like most of the US economy’s power […]

Philippines Seeing Strong Domestic Demand

Philippines Seeing Strong Domestic Demand

Philippines Seeing Strong Domestic Demand Continued demand for capital and consumer goods drove imports growth of 11.7% in March this year, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said this week. The agency reported that imports reached US$6.4-B from 5.7-B in the same frame last year. “This is on account of higher purchases of capital […]

PETA’s Protest, Buy Shares In Luxury Goods Makers

PETA’s Protest, Buy Shares In Luxury Goods Makers

PETA’s Protest, Buy Shares In Luxury Goods Makers $PRDSY, $LVMUY PETA is officially Prada’s (OTCMKT:PRDSY) latest shareholder and they are already pushing for some big changes. The US animal rights organization, also known as People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, is staging a series of protests against the luxury brand’s use of fur, saying […]