Box Office: ‘The Little Things’ Opens #1 with $4.8-M

Box Office: ‘The Little Things’ Opens #1 with $4.8-M

#boxoffice #COVID19 $T $CMCSA The star-packed period crime-drama The Little Things won the weekend race at the domestic box office with an estimated $4.8-M debut. It is the 1st 2021 film from Warner Bros. to open simultaneously on HBO Max and in cinemas during this virus chaos. Warners says The Little Things scored the largest domestic debut for an R-rated […]

Gold Demand at 11-yr Lows

Gold Demand at 11-yr Lows

#Gold #demand $XAU $GLD $USD Global demand for gold fell to its lowest mark in 11 yrs in Y 2020 on significant stockpiling by investors and collapsing sales of jewelry. The China Virus chaos transformed the geography of the gold trade, driving gold from Asia to Europe and the US, where investors are the dominant […]

President Trump is Protecting All American Jobs, Blue-collar and White-collar

President Trump is Protecting All American Jobs, Blue-collar and White-collar

#PresidentTrump #immigration #policy #jobs “The Trump Administration will reform the immigration system to prioritise the highest-skilled workers and protect American jobs, it has suspended the H1B Visa program”–Paul Ebeling A hallmark of Donald Trump’s Presidency has been to protect blue-collar workers’ jobs from low wage illegal immigrants. His work to protect the border has ensured […]

“The Fed Cannot Print Gold”, Prices Seen Higher

“The Fed Cannot Print Gold”, Prices Seen Higher

$XAU $GLD $BAC $USD Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) raised its 18-month gold-price target to 3,000 oz more than 50% above the existing price record in a report titled “The Fed Cannot Print Gold.” The bank increased its target from 2,000 previously, as policy makers across the globe open huge amounts of fiscal and monetary […]

The Outsourcing of Jobs, What it has Meant to America and Americans

The Outsourcing of Jobs, What it has Meant to America and Americans

Make American, Hire American, Buy American The Big Q: What has the decline in American manufacturing meant for the average American? The Big A: 1. America eventually became poorer, and saw downgrade of its standard of living. As progressively more manufacturers moved abroad, the flow of money out of the country exceeded the benefits of […]

Millennials Adopt Old School Love of Gold

Millennials Adopt Old School Love of Gold

$XAU, $GLD The World Gold Council (WGC) has reported that millennials’ attitudes towards gold are not so different to those of older generations. “Gold can resonate more deeply among younger consumers,” the report said. “But there are perceptual misgivings among the younger Gen Z audience, misgivings which are particularly pronounced in China’s jewelry market. For example, […]

Commentary: BRICS Summit, China Hopes to Usher in ‘Golden Decade’ for Cooperation

Commentary: BRICS Summit, China Hopes to Usher in ‘Golden Decade’ for Cooperation

The 11th BRICS Summit taking place in Brazil on 13-14 November mission is to to usher in a 2nd “Golden Decade” for more fruitful cooperation of the emerging-market group. The past 10 years since its first summit in Russia are suitably dubbed a “Golden Decade” for BRICS, which was originally made up of Brazil, Russia, […]

Azerbaijan Becomes Popular Among Russians and Indians

Azerbaijan Becomes Popular Among Russians and Indians

Due to the increasing interest of Russian and Indian tourists in Azerbaijan in recent years, Azerbaijan Tourism Board will strengthen ties with travel agencies operating in these two countries. Tourism Board will hold a series of events in several Russian and Indian cities this year. Azerbaijan’s tourism potential will be presented in the Russian cities […]

India To Pump 10 Billion Dollars Into Government Banks

India To Pump 10 Billion Dollars Into  Government Banks

India said Friday it would pump in nearly 10 billion dollars into government banks to ease a liquidity crunch in Asia’s third-largest economy, as it goes through its worst slowdown in five years. “We are releasing 70,000 crore ($9.7 billion) upfront into public sector banks…. This will benefit all corporate and retail borrowers,” Finance Minister […]

India’s Economic Stability Threatened Due To Floodings

India’s Economic Stability Threatened Due To Floodings

Climate change and bad policies have pushed India into a recurring cycle of floods and droughts which is threatening the country’s economic stability and environmental wellbeing. The current floods have so far killed around 250 people and displaced at least a million across four states in southern and western India. About half of the deaths […]

Healthcare In India On The Rise

Healthcare In India On The Rise

The MedTechConnect All Partner Workshop brought together 40 leaders. From industry, government, healthcare providers, foundations, NGOs, and start-ups. To create a roadmap for the last mile delivery of medical technologies. Workshop attendees included representatives from: GE Healthcare, GenWorks, Tata Trusts, LV Prasad Eye Institute, T-Hub, Pathfinder International, Public Health Foundation of India, Social Alpha, the Centre […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin Spiked, Why?

Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin Spiked, Why?

$BTC, $FB FLASH: Bitcoin, ethereum, Ripple’s XRP, and litecoin spiked at the weekend, with the largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, Bitcoin, eclipsing the $10,000 psych mark to highs of $11,200 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 11,029.28+173.29 (+1.60%)As of 6:07p BST. the market is open. Ethereum, Ripple’s XRP, and litecoin all […]

Gold: Indian’s Buy Dips; Lunar New Year Boosts Demand in China; Investors Hedge Risk

Gold: Indian’s Buy Dips; Lunar New Year Boosts Demand in China; Investors Hedge Risk

$GLD Indian discounts shrink; dealers eye import duty announcement China premiums at $9.50-$11.50 oz Festival buying picks up in Singapore Demand for physical gold in India improved last week as local prices eased from their highest level in over 5 years, while buying gathered steam in China ahead of the Lunar New Year festival. Dealers […]

The Most Beautiful Temples in the World

The Most Beautiful Temples in the World

The Most Beautiful Temples in the World Asia’s cultural heritage is as far and wide as its geography. From Buddhism to Hinduism, Taoism and beyond, Asia’s deep religious traditions vary from country to country, and in some cases, region to region. Asia-wide temple trail will take the traveler from the Buddhist monasteries of the East […]

India Needs Deregulation to Grow

India Needs Deregulation to Grow

India will remain one of the world’s fastest-growing major economies in coming years, the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday, in welcome news for Prime Minister Narendra Modi before elections next year. In a wide-ranging report on Asia’s third-biggest economy, the IMF commended government economic reforms but called for action to contain inflation and increase the […]

Year to Date: Bitcoin Has Lost $72-B+ in Value

Year to Date: Bitcoin Has Lost $72-B+ in Value

Year to Date: Bitcoin Has Lost $72-B+ in Value $BTCUSD Bitcoin, despite the deep dive, remains the largest cryptocurrency. Bitcoin has fallen to its lowest marks in 2 months loosing $72-B in market cap YTD.  Y 2018 has been a fast reversal from the prior year for cryptocurrencies, whose prices seemed to only to move North. […]

President Trump Pulled Out of Paris Accord Not on Science

President Trump Pulled Out of Paris Accord Not on Science

President Trump Pulled Out of Paris Accord Not on Science US President Trump just pulled America out of the Paris Accord. He avoided, throughout his speech, of any mention of the science debate. His case does not rest on debunking the science. He simply made the point, as he did with TPP, that the agreement […]

Travel News: Exotic Voyages in Oman, India and Japan

Travel News: Exotic Voyages in Oman, India and Japan

Travel News: Exotic Voyages in Oman, India and Japan Exotic Voyages is trading on the success of its seventeenth year of operation by expanding its luxury global portfolio to include three new countries for adventurous travelers: Oman, India and Japan. Designed with privacy and authenticity in mind, the Asia-based luxury travel company is also launching […]

World War 3: Bullish on Gold (NYSEArca:GLD)

World War 3: Bullish on Gold (NYSEArca:GLD)

World War 3: Bullish on Gold (NYSEArca:GLD) $GLD, $SLW, In times of War or other upheaval, people turn to Gold (NYSEArca:GLD). When economies wobble and governments fall, Gold has always been seen as the best way to preserve wealth. The Y-Y change in the consumer price index has already risen from 0 to 2.5%. When […]

Bullish Gold: A Case Study for Gold’s Price Run to $2,500 oz

Bullish Gold: A Case Study for Gold’s Price Run to $2,500 oz

Bullish Gold: A Case Study for Gold’s Price Run to $2,500 oz $GLD, $GDX, $SLW, $EXCFF Those who read this column know that I have been Bullish Gold for several months after noting the end of the Bear cycle in the precious Yellow metal and new forces that will contribute to an even stronger advance […]

Free Trade Key Driver for Canada’s Economic Growth

Free Trade Key Driver for Canada’s Economic Growth

Free Trade Key Driver for Canada’s Economic Growth Two public-sector reports issued here over the past two days have both identified free trade as a key driver to Canada’s economic growth. In a report released on Tuesday, Canada’s Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade acknowledged that free trade agreements are an essential […]

India’s Leading Luxury Train

India’s Leading Luxury Train

India’s Leading Luxury Train Deccan Odyssey, the luxury train operated and managed by Cox & Kings Ltd, the outsourced partner of The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), continues to lead Asia in the sphere of Luxury. It has won the coveted World Travel Award 2016 in the category of Asia’s Leading Luxury Train for being […]

IMF Revises US Growth Down Again

IMF Revises US Growth Down Again

IMF Revises US Growth Down Again $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has downgraded its forecast for the US economy this year and warns that political discontent threatens growth globally. Ttuesday, the IMF cut its estimate for US economic growth in Y 2016 to 1.6% from the 2.2% it predicted in July. […]

IMF Calls National Trade Barriers ‘Economic Malpractice’

IMF Calls National Trade Barriers ‘Economic Malpractice’

IMF Calls National Trade Barriers ‘Economic Malpractice’ Wednesday, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said the institution would lower its Y 2016 US growth forecast again and called policies that restrict trade “economic malpractice” that would inhibit growth. Ms. Lagarde, in prepared remarks at Northwestern University ahead of next week’s IMF and World […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished lower Friday on reports of big harvest yields and heavy farmer sales on the cash market. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 0.25 cents, or 0.07%, to 3.365 bu. December Wheat delivery dropped 0.75 cents, […]

Bespoke Traveling in India

Bespoke Traveling in India

Bespoke Traveling in India Jacada Travel’s newly unveiled bespoke journeys to India makes for a once-in-a-lifetimes adventure, where you can hope to encounter some tigers in the wild or take a breather from life in a digital detox getaway while lapping up India’s rural majesty. From dramatic landscapes to mesmerizing architecture, India’s thousands of years of […]

China: Asia’s Most Attractive Consumer Market

China: Asia’s Most Attractive Consumer Market

China: Asia’s Most Attractive Consumer Market China was the most promising consumer market in Asia in Y 2015, and will probably remain so in the next 4 years, according to a report released Thursday. “Even as China’s economy slows and its population ages, it appears set to remain the most attractive Asian market for retailers […]