Brexit Effecting The Euro – Theresa May To Remove EU Citizens From UK

Brexit Effecting The Euro – Theresa May To Remove EU Citizens From UK

The exchange rate has showed signs of recovery as it jumped to €1.138 today. It climbed from €1.133 yesterday and sits comfortably above a weekly low of €1.131. The pound has risen after Theresa May attended an EU summit dinner last night in Brussels. Despite the event remaining separate from the formal Brexit negotiations, there was one revelation from […]

Chinese Yuan (CN¥) Winning Streak Over

Chinese Yuan (CN¥) Winning Streak Over

China’s yuan weakened against the US dollar after a softer official fixing on Monday, snapping the currency’s four-day winning streak, while the launch of a bond trading scheme between China and Hong Kong had little impact on the market. The “Bond Connect” programme between China and Hong Kong kicked off on Monday, linking China’s US$9 […]

Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) Update

Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) Update

Bank Indonesia Governor Agus Martowardojo expects the Indonesian rupiah to depreciate to the range of IDR 13,400 – IDR 13,700 per US dollar in 2018. This is slightly weaker than the forecast for this year at the range of IDR 13,300 – IDR 13,600 per US dollar. Main reasons why the rupiah is estimated to […]

Thai Baht (THB) Too Strong

Two decades ago, Thailand became ground zero of the Asia financial crisis, when its government scrapped a dollar peg with the baht, a devaluation that unleashed a wave of speculative attacks on other regional currencies and shook the global economy. Now, the baht is again posing challenges for Thailand–but this time because it may be […]

Japanese Yen (¥) Missed Forecast

Japanese Yen (¥) Missed Forecast

Highlights The Yen edged up after supportive inflation, employment data BOJ target inflation gauge rose to the highest in over 2 years Labor-market figures pointing to robust pace of job creation Japanese retail sales missed forecasts for May One bright spot was that the run of annualized gains at least continues The Japanese Yen didn’t […]

Allianz Investment Management Looks at the US & EU Markets

Allianz Investment Management Looks at the US & EU Markets

Allianz Investment Management (OTCMKT:AZSEY) Looks at the US & EU Markets $AZSEY In Q-1, it appeared that inflation in the US would indeed move up, as  the labor market continued to show signs of strength and job creation remained strong. Economic growth in Q-1 was weaker than FY forecasts, but financial markets have come to […]

A Falling Stock Market, A Easing USD That Brings Us Back to Gold

A Falling Stock Market, A Easing USD That Brings Us Back to Gold

A Falling Stock Market, A Easing USD: That Brings Us Back to Gold $GLD, $SLV, $ABX, $GG, $EXCFF, $WPM As the USD falls from the Fed’s continuation of loose money policies, it will lift up Gold prices to unprecedented highs. Plus, recessions are a great environment for Gold During the last 2 recessions, Gold prices […]

Hong Kong Dollar (HK$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(HKDUSD) Chinese Economy Pushing Breaking Point

Hong Kong Dollar (HK$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(HKDUSD) Chinese Economy Pushing Breaking Point

Hong Kong Dollar (HK$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(HKDUSD) Chinese Economy Pushing Breaking Point HKD peg has been broken from flows of money into HK. Chinese economy pushing breaking point with exodus of funds. Interest rates in HK and CN diverging. A flood of Chinese bankers is changing the social fabric of Hong Kong, as they […]

Brexit Begins – GBP/USD weakens as UK and EU set out opening positions

Brexit Begins – GBP/USD weakens as UK and EU set out opening positions

The start of official Brexit negotiations is keeping the pound on soft form today, with GBP/USD stuck at opening levels of US$1.277. Tenreyro replaces Kristin Forbes, a notable hawk who has voted in favour of raising interest rates for several meetings now, so investors are keen to find clues that will indicate if Tenreyro is […]

Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) Falls Against US Dollar ($)(MYRUSD)

Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) Falls Against US Dollar ($)(MYRUSD)

Foreign investors are still underrepresented in Malaysia’s (EWM) bond and equity markets. With foreign inflows into emerging markets at 2006 peaks and predicted to touch $970 billion this year, Malaysia has immense potential for growth. “Foreign ownership in Malaysia’s equity and bond markets is still relatively low compared to historical levels. Bursa Malaysia’s benchmark index is still 100 […]

Singapore Dollar (SGD) Closes Under The US Dollar ($)(SGDUSD)

Singapore Dollar (SGD) Closes Under The US Dollar ($)(SGDUSD)

The declining crude oil prices has affected the local currency, as crude oil is one of Malaysia’s main exports.  City Developments spiked 2.54 percent, while Golden Agri-Resources jumped 1.37 percent, United Overseas Bank climbed 1.18 percent, SembCorp Industries advanced 0.98 percent, Yangzijiang Shipbuilding perked 0.83 percent, DBS Group collected 0.73 percent, Global Logistic Properties added […]

Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(EURUSD)

Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(EURUSD)

Full Review On Brexit Talks Here + GBP Analyst Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 1.14. The projected lower bound is: 1.11. The projected closing price is: 1.12. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they […]

CN¥ Firmed Against US Dollar – crackdown on illegal sales

CN¥ Firmed Against US Dollar – crackdown on illegal sales

  China’s yuan firmed against the dollar on Monday, supported by a stronger midpoint fix and as data pointed to more balanced supply and demand in the forex market amid Beijing’s tougher crackdown on illegal capital outflows. Traders expect more volatility for the yuan in coming months, however, amid mounting expectations that the greenback could […]

Investment Strategist Warns, “Stay away from Bitcoin…”

Investment Strategist Warns, “Stay away from Bitcoin…”

Investment Strategist Warns, “Stay away from Bitcoin…” $BTCUSD The price of Bitcoin has risen by 210% since March to over $2,900… and one of the world’s most successful investment strategists is warning investors to stay away. Speaking at the Mauldin Economics’ Strategic Investment Conference, Raoul Pal said Bitcoin’s explosion upward is mania. Bitcoin Is a […]

Quick Profits On The Chinese Yuan (CN¥) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (CNYUSD)

Quick Profits On The Chinese Yuan (CN¥) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (CNYUSD)

China’s yuan firmed slightly against the US dollar ahead of possibly tighter monetary policy at home if US interest rates rise this week. The market has turned its focus to the Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting that starts later on, speculating that a hike in rates there will have a spillover effect on domestic money […]

President Trump and The Economy of Mass Prosperity

President Trump and The Economy of Mass Prosperity

President Trump and The Economy of Mass Prosperity The next phase of Capitalism is coming, if its evolution is allowed After proposing $1 trillion investment into infrastructure, the Trump administration is harnessing the brainpower of renowned experts to unlock the insoluble problem of how many jobs will be created for each billion dollars of spending. […]

Some Key Rules When Trading the Markets

Some Key Rules When Trading the Markets

Some Key Rules When Trading the Markets $DIA,  $SPY,  $QQQ,  $VXX “The investor’s chief problem, and even his worst enemy, is likely to be himself.” – Benjamin Graham Below is a list of the Key stock trading rules when the markets are trading at highs, they are not new. Successful investor use them daily,  the […]

China – Clean Energy Expo

China – Clean Energy Expo

China – Clean Energy Expo The 3rd China-CEEC Investment and Trade Expo (China-CEEC Expo) will be held in Ningbo, Zhejiang province from June 8 to 12, along with the 19th China Zhejiang Investment & Trade Symposium and the 16th China International Consumer Goods Fair. The first comprehensive exposition themed on investment and trade between China […]

Thai Baht (THB) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (THBUSD) Banks Worried – Strong Baht

Thai Baht (THB) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (THBUSD) Banks Worried – Strong Baht Highlights The baht traded at 34.12 per dollar on Monday, after reaching 34.04 on Friday, its highest in more than 22 months. The Bank of Thailand remains worried about a strong baht and short-term capital inflows Overall, the bias in prices is: […]

Chinese Yuan (CN¥) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (CNYUSD) Technical Analysis Still High

Chinese Yuan (CN¥) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (CNYUSD) Technical Analysis Still High

Chinese Yuan (CN¥) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (CNYUSD) Technical Analysis Still High Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 6.89. The projected upper bound is: 6.87. The projected lower bound is: 6.83. The projected closing […]

Hong Kong Dollar (HK$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (HKDUSD) Highlights + Technical Analysis

Hong Kong Dollar (HK$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (HKDUSD) Highlights + Technical Analysis

Hong Kong Dollar (HK$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (HKDUSD) Highlights + Technical Analysis Highlights on Hong Kong Beijing’s point man on Hong Kong affairs, Zhang Dejiang, appears to be signalling a harder line on how the city should be governed Agency cites the impact of China’s worsening debt outlook, but Chinese yuan rebounds in Shanghai, […]

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (AUDUSD) Breaking Down

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (AUDUSD) Breaking Down

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (AUDUSD) Breaking Down Data for the Australian Dollar The main release for the Australian Dollar is April Retail Sales out on Thursday, June 01 at 2.30 BST. Recent lower-than-expected Consumer Confidence data warns of downside risks to retail sales. The market is expecting a rise of 0.3% from […]

Hong Kong Dollar (HK$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (HKDUSD) GDP Exceeds Expectations

Hong Kong Dollar (HK$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (HKDUSD) GDP Exceeds Expectations

Hong Kong Dollar (HK$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (HKDUSD) GDP Exceeds Expectations Hong Kong’s economy grew by 0.7% quarter/quarter in Q1, beating the median forecast of analysts. It grew by 4.3% year/year, also above expectations. Hong Kong’s economy grew faster than expected in the first three months of 2017, with GDP expanding by 0.7% quarter/quarter, […]

BREXIT – Euro (€) – Inside The Secret Meeting Between Leaders Donald Trump, Donald Tusk, and Jean-Claude Juncker

BREXIT – Euro (€) – Inside The Secret Meeting Between Leaders Donald Trump, Donald Tusk, and Jean-Claude Juncker

BREXIT – Euro (€) – Inside The Secret Meeting Between Leaders Donald Trump, Donald Tusk, and Jean-Claude Juncker   Donald Trump, Donald Tusk, and Jean-Claude Juncker’s Meeting President Donald Trump might have once supported the British decision to leave the European Union, but he is now seemingly worried about the impact of Brexit for U.S. […]

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) Weak Against US Counterpart

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) Weak Against US Counterpart

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) Weak Against US Counterpart Australian dollar is sharply lower against its US counterpart as the oil price plunges five per cent and the US dollar rebounds. At 0635 AEST on Friday, the Australian dollar was worth 74.53 US cents, down from 74.91 US cents on Thursday. Westpac’s Imre […]

Japanese Yen (¥) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(JPYUSD) Japanese Inflation To Come

Japanese Yen (¥) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(JPYUSD) Japanese Inflation To Come

Japanese Yen (¥) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(JPYUSD) Japanese Inflation To Come Yen Edges Lower as US Jobless Claims Beat Expectations, Japanese Inflation  Next USD/JPY has posted slight gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading just below the 112 level. On the release front, US unemployment claims edged up to […]

Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(IDRUSD) Latest Update

Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(IDRUSD) Latest Update

Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(IDRUSD) Latest Update Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 13,325.84. The projected upper bound is: 13,345.64. The projected lower bound is: 13,240.44. The projected closing price is: 13,293.04. […]

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) Latest Technical Update

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) Latest Technical Update

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) Latest Technical Update Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 0.75. The projected lower bound is: 0.73. The projected closing price is: 0.74. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than […]

Thai Baht (THB) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(THBUSD) Latest Update

Thai Baht (THB) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(THBUSD) Latest Update

Thai Baht (THB) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(THBUSD) Latest Update   Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 34.60. The projected upper bound is: 34.28. The projected lower bound is: 33.75. The projected closing price is: […]

Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(MYRUSD) Latest Update

Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(MYRUSD) Latest Update

Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(MYRUSD) Latest Update Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 4.35. The projected upper bound is: 4.29. The projected lower bound is: 4.24. The projected closing price is: 4.26. […]

BREXIT – British Pound (£) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(GBPUSD) – Trump, Macron and Theresa May

BREXIT – British Pound (£) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(GBPUSD) – Trump, Macron and Theresa May

BREXIT – British Pound (£) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(GBPUSD) – Trump, Macron and Theresa May TRUMP’s Opinion EU’s Donald Tusk says Trump agrees Brexit is ‘an incident not a trend’. The president of the European council, Donald Tusk, has claimed he convinced Donald Trump that Brexit is an “incident not a trend” and that the […]

BREXIT – Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (EURUSD) – Manchester

BREXIT – Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (EURUSD) – Manchester

BREXIT – Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (EURUSD) – Manchester Europe and Brexit Europe was predicted to be in a position of uncertainty should Britain leave the EU, with other countries at risk of following them. However, the recent election in France assuaged a lot of global fears around this. Had right-wing candidate Marine […]

Hong Kong Dollar Currency Derailing City Stocks – Investors Panic

Hong Kong Dollar Currency Derailing City Stocks – Investors Panic

The currency moving out of the HK$7.755 to HK$7.77 range that it spent most of 2016 within is unnerving investors. The Federal Reserve is playing havoc with the Hong Kong dollar — and the stock market could be next. The Hong Kong dollar is within 0.2 percent of HK$7.80 per U.S. dollar, a level that […]

Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (EURUSD) Brexit Adopting Currencies

Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (EURUSD) Brexit Adopting Currencies

Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (EURUSD) Brexit Adopting Currencies The European Commission aims to make adopting the euro more attractive to European Union members currently outside the currency bloc. European Union states except Britain and Denmark are obliged to adopt the euro but there is no deadline set for ditching their own currencies. Moscovici […]

Singapore Airlines Ltd. (SGX:C6L) SGD100M Investment

Singapore Airlines Ltd. (SGX:C6L) SGD100M Investment

Singapore Airlines Ltd. (SGX:C6L) SGD100M Investment Singapore Airlines trimming several flights from capital express service Singapore Airlines’ Vistara to seek Boeing pilots for hiring Singapore Airlines invests over SGD 100 million in Vistara Singapore Airlines launches biofuel-powered flight, using Cooking Oil Singapore Airlines partners with UOB for frequent flyer program Singapore Airlines Limited is engaged […]

Investing In Thailand?

Investing In Thailand?

Investing In Thailand? Thailand is one of the worlds fasting growing economies, with a growth of 21% in the past 6 years. Thailand has major Exports in jewelry, automobiles, computers, textiles and more. The Thai economy is projected to expand by 3.2 percent in 2016 and 2017 driven mainly by private consumption, public spending, and exports of […]

HEFFX Update

HEFFX Update

HEFFX Update Online Presence Livetradingnews.com and HEFFX.com are undergoing rebuilds. LTN will focus on research in the USA and the Emerging Markets of Asia and the Middle East. HEFFX will expand it’s growing business in consulting Ecommerce Ecommerce remains a focus of our developments, Ecommerce in Emerging Markets will be a primary objective over the […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) LTN’s Large Cap Stocks of the Day

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) LTN’s Large Cap Stocks of the Day

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) LTN’s Large Cap Stocks of the Day $RACE Ferrari N.V. (NYSE:RACE), from the Consumer Goods (Luxury) sector had a price of 66.58 Monday, or + 1.29%. The company is predicting an EPS (earnings per share) growth of 0.29% in the coming year. The EPS growth over the next 5 years will be. Ferrari […]

The Gold Miners Problem, the More They Mine, the Less There Is

The Gold Miners Problem, the More They Mine, the Less There Is

The Gold Miners Problem, the More They Mine, the Less There Is $ABX, $FNV, $SLW, $EXCFF, $CN.MTA There is a problem in the Gold mining business, and even the biggest mining companies cannot escape it. The more Gold they mine, the closer they are to running out. When that happens, companies scramble, do risky deals, […]

Mining Investment Bankers Seeking High Quality Junior Gold & Silver Targets

Mining Investment Bankers Seeking High Quality Junior Gold & Silver Targets

Mining Investment Bankers Seeking High Quality Junior Gold & Silver Targets $GLD,  $SLV,  $CU, $EXCFF Heffernan Capital Management Launches American Gold Mining Ventures Deal-making is starting to flow again in the mining sector, as the big producers return to the hunt after several years. A commodities price downturn sent metal prices falling for at least […]

Stanley Druckenmiller Changed His Mind About Gold

Stanley Druckenmiller Changed His Mind About Gold

Stanley Druckenmiller Changed His Mind About Gold $GLD, $DIA After the US Presidential election, billionaire hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller made headlines by announcing that he had sold all of his Gold on 8 November. Yes, sold all of his Gold on Donald Trump’s election as President. He said that the way he saw the […]

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) Announces $7-B US Investment in Oval Office Meeting

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) Announces $7-B US Investment in Oval Office Meeting

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) Announces $7-B US Investment in Oval Office Meeting $INTC Intel Corp.(NASDAQ:INTC), the world’s largest semiconductor maker, said it will spend $7-B on its production facilities in Chandler, Arizona, an investment that was announced at a meeting between CEO Brian Krzanich and President Donald Trump. CEO Krzanich, speaking Wednesday at a briefing in the […]

Gold is the Safest Investment in a Volatile Political Atmosphere

Gold is the Safest Investment in a Volatile Political Atmosphere

Gold is the Safest Investment in a Volatile Political Atmosphere $GLD Savvy asset managers predicts that the only safe investment in a  volatile political and economic atmosphere is Gold. “Gold is one of the few things you should own,” a UK hedge fund manager said Wednesday. Adding, “…hat there are very few, if any, safe […]

Abu Dhabi in Talks to Invest in $100-B SoftBank’s Vision Fund

Abu Dhabi in Talks to Invest in $100-B SoftBank’s Vision Fund

Abu Dhabi in Talks to Invest in $100-B SoftBank’s Vision Fund $SFTBY, $AAPL, $ORCL, $DB, $UBS Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund is a major backer of the fund Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund is said to be among the parties in talks to invest in Japanese telecoms group SoftBank’s (OTCMKT:SFTBY)$100-B technology fund. The FT cited people […]

Blackmore Wagyu Beef “Investment Steak” from Gwen in Hollywood, CA

Blackmore Wagyu Beef “Investment Steak” from Gwen in Hollywood, CA

Blackmore Wagyu Beef “Investment Steak” from Gwen in Hollywood, CA Australian Blackmore Wagyu is so tender they had to change the traditional grading system. Where to buy it: At select retailers in Australia, Taiwan, China, and Singapore; in the USA the only outlet is Gwen, Curtis Stone’s butcher shop and restaurant in Los Angeles (Hollywood) California. Wagyu is […]

China’s Manufacturing Expands for 5th Month Running

China’s Manufacturing Expands for 5th Month Running

China’s Manufacturing Expands for 5th Month Running Activity at China’s factories slowed in December but still marked the 5th consecutive month of expansion in the latest sign that the world’s #2 economy is stabilizing. The monthly PMI (purchasing managers’ index) by the Chinese Federation of Logistics and Purchasing was 51.4 in December, the 2nd highest […]

Obama’s Radical “Green”Agenda has Stalled US Infrastructure Development

Obama’s Radical “Green”Agenda has Stalled US Infrastructure Development

Obama’s Radical “Green”Agenda has Stalled US Infrastructure Development $COP, $TRP Oil and Gas company ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) requested a permit from the Obama Administration to launch an oil-drilling project in Alaska in early Y 2015. The drilling project, dubbed the Greater Mooses Tooth Development (GMTD), is located within the National Petroleum Reserve and would create thousands […]

Chinese Real Estate Investment Moves to Seattle, Washington

Chinese Real Estate Investment Moves to Seattle, Washington

Chinese Real Estate Investment Moves to Seattle, Washington $AMZN, $MSFT Vancouver, BC’s new property tax triggered a new wave of Chinese real estate investment in Seattle, Washington Vancouver, which has seen detached-home prices 2X’d in the past 10 years, joined areas including Australia and Hong Kong in taking steps to slow housing demand after an […]

China’s Overseas Direct Investment Continues Gaining Momentum

China’s Overseas Direct Investment Continues Gaining Momentum

China’s Overseas Direct Investment Continues Gaining Momentum China’s outbound direct investment (ODI) is surging despite weak global growth as Chinese companies continue to internationalize their business. Non-financial ODI increased 53.3% Y-Y to reach $145.96 in the January-October frame, surpassing the total for Y 2015 of about $121.4-B, according to the Ministry of Commerce on Thursday. […]

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority to open Hong Kong office

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority to open Hong Kong office

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority to open Hong Kong office The office will be ADIA’s only overseas location Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), one of the world’s richest sovereign wealth funds, said last Thursday it would open an office in Hong Kong to pursue more opportunities in China and other Asian markets. This is ADIA’s 1st […]

Pure Harvest Plans UAE Tomato Farm after $1.1-M Shorooq Investment

Pure Harvest Plans UAE Tomato Farm after $1.1-M Shorooq Investment

Pure Harvest Plans UAE Tomato Farm after $1.1-M Shorooq Investment The company said its climate-controlled growing system can be used to grow fruit and vegetable year-round in the Gulf Agricultural technology firm Pure Harvest Smart Farms has announced plans to launch operations in the UAE after a $1.1-M investment from Abu Dhabi’s Shorooq Investments. Under […]

Business Spending Dives, Durable Goods Orders Fall, Recession Looms

Business Spending Dives, Durable Goods Orders Fall, Recession Looms

Business Spending Dives, Durable Goods Orders Fall, Recession Looms $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods dipped in September as a Key category that tracks business investment fell by the largest amount in 7 months. Orders for durable goods edged down 0.1% in September after gains of 0.3% in August and 3.6% in […]

UK Pinewood Studios Sold to Real Estate Investment Fund

UK Pinewood Studios Sold to Real Estate Investment Fund

UK Pinewood Studios Sold to Real Estate Investment Fund The iconic UK studio home of the James Bond franchise and ‘Star Wars’ is Europe’s largest provider of studio space. The sale of Pinewood Group to a real estate investment fund in a deal worth $412-M has closed/. Pinewood Studios was sold to Picture Holdco Ltd., an […]

China Announces Major Projects to Boost Growth

China Announces  Major Projects to Boost Growth

China Announces Major Projects to Boost Growth Provincial projects worth more than $149.25-B were launched this week as China strives to boost growth, Shanghai Securities News reported Friday. The projects are mostly infrastructure-related, with the southwest province of Sichuan introducing nine highway projects worth RMB Yuan 128.8. The Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in the north […]

Bank of China Designated as RMB Yuan Clearing Bank in US

Bank of China Designated as RMB Yuan Clearing Bank in US

Bank of China Designated as RMB Yuan Clearing Bank in US $BACHF The People’s Bank of China announced Tuesday that Bank of China (OTCMKT:BACHF) is designated as the RMB Yuan clearing bank in the United States. This represents another Key milestone in the process of RMB internationalization, and a step forward for Sino-US financial cooperation. […]

Bahrain’s Investcorp Acquires $223.5-M Office Tower Seattle, Washington

Bahrain’s Investcorp Acquires $223.5-M Office Tower Seattle, Washington

Bahrain’s Investcorp Acquires $223.5-M Office Tower Seattle, Washington The acquisition was carried out by Investcorp’s US-based real estate arm Bahrain’s Investcorp has acquired an office building in Seattle, Washington (USA) for approximately $223.5-M, it announced Sunday. The acquisition was carried out by its US-based real estate arm and falls under Investcorp’s “new initiative of acquiring […]

Wall Street, “High Time” to Monetize Marijuana

Wall Street, “High Time” to Monetize Marijuana

Wall Street, “High Time” to Monetize Marijuana At the Investor Pitch Forum this week in Brooklyn, NY, hosted by the cannabis industry investment and research firm The Arcview Group, 200 investors described as HNW (high net worth) met with dozens of companies looking to come into the new market of legal recreational marijuana. Cultivating Spirits, […]

US Manufacturing Output Disapointed in August

US Manufacturing Output Disapointed in August

US Manufacturing Output Disapointed in August $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US factory production fell in August on cutbacks in appliances, home electronics and machinery. This threatens the market’s hopes for a manufacturing rebound after 2 prior months of gainers. The US Fed said Thursday factory production dropped 0.4% in August, after an increase of 0.4% […]

Singaporean Businessmen Vow to Boost Trade, Investment in Myanmar

Singaporean Businessmen Vow to Boost Trade, Investment in Myanmar

Singaporean Businessmen Vow to Boost Trade, Investment in Myanmar Singaporean businessmen in Myanmar have vowed to boost trade and investment of the county, official media reported Wednesday. The Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) and 47 Singaporean businessmen jointly made a business dialogue and networking session over the last 2 […]

Greek PM, “Economy recovering” Calling Investors to Seize Opportunities

Greek PM, “Economy recovering” Calling Investors to Seize Opportunities

Greek PM, “Economy recovering” Calling Investors to Seize Opportunities Saturday, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras urged investors to invest in his country which is recovering and moving to the period of growth. He made the remarks when presenting his government’s roadmap to the post-crisis future during a keynote speech at the opening of the 81st […]

Vacheron’s Traditionnelle Chronograph Perpetual Calendar in Platinum

Vacheron’s Traditionnelle Chronograph Perpetual Calendar in Platinum

Vacheron’s Traditionnelle Chronograph Perpetual Calendar in Platinum Tuesday, Swiss watchmaker Vacheron Constantin. announced a $150,000 Platinum watch that is an update its Traditionnelle Chronograph Perpetual Calendar has won over fans for its complexity and innovation. The new watch shows the date, phases of the moon, month, and day of the week, and accounts for leap […]

China’s Resolution Gives Hope to World’s Economy

China’s Resolution Gives Hope to World’s Economy

China’s Resolution Gives Hope to World’s Economy China’s ambition to advance reform and maintain medium to high growth has injected hope and stability into the world economy, experts say. Addressing the opening ceremony of the Business 20 Summit in Hangzhou, Chinese President Xi Jinping reassured the world’s business leaders that China can realize strong growth […]

Business 20 Summit Promotes Green Finance

Business 20 Summit Promotes Green Finance

Business 20 Summit Promotes Green Finance The Business 20 (B20) Summit, which was attended by business leaders and officials including those from the Group of 20 (G20) economies, came to an end Sunday with many consensuses and results, especially a policy recommendation report. The 2-day event, which was scheduled Saturday and Sunday ahead of the […]

G20 Summit to Boost Global Trade and Investment

G20 Summit to Boost Global Trade and Investment

G20 Summit to Boost Global Trade and Investment China sent a not so subtle message to Barack Hussein Obama on landing in China for the G20 Summit. Several documents that are likely to be ratified at the upcoming Group of 20 Summit (G20 Summit) will promote trade facilitation, curb protectionism and boost cross-border investment, an […]

There is ‘Gloom & Doom’ in the Eurozone Business Sector

There is ‘Gloom & Doom’ in the Eurozone Business Sector

There is ‘Gloom & Doom’ in the Eurozone Business Sector While the Eurozone economy has proved resilient to multiple uncertainties such as Brexit, Key business surveys in Europe’s 2 biggest economies, Germany and France has poured a bucket of cold water on the rising optimism. The Ifo Business Climate Index, which is a highly-regarded early […]

John Malone Eyeing Investment in Formula One Racing

John Malone Eyeing Investment in Formula One Racing

John Malone Eyeing Investment in Formula One Racing $LMCA, $LBTYA, $AAPL, $BSYBF John Malone is reportedly in discussions to acquire a stake in Formula One (F1) either through Liberty Media Corp (NASDAQ:LMCA) or Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LBTYA), and a deal could involve Chase Carey becoming Chairman of the parent of the iconic motor-racing firm. Sky News, […]

China National Building Material Co Ltd(HKG:3323) Trading Outlook

China National Building Material Co Ltd(HKG:3323) Trading Outlook

China National Building Material Co Ltd(HKG:3323) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes China National Building Material Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 3.66. The projected upper bound […]

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) Trending Upwards

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) Trending Upwards

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) Trending Upwards Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 14.32. The projected upper bound is: 16.06. The projected lower bound is: […]

NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World

NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World

NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World $JLL New York has knocked off London as the world’s premier city for FDI (foreign investment) in commercial real estate due to fears the vote to leave the EU aka Brexit, will diminish the British capital’s appeal as a global financial center. Data on cross-border property transactions […]

Dubai, Abu Dhabi Apartment Rents Fall in July

Dubai, Abu Dhabi Apartment Rents Fall in July

Dubai, Abu Dhabi Apartment Rents Fall in July $JJL Declines were recorded for all apartment unit sizes last month, according to Bayut.com Apartment rents in Dubai and Abu declined an average of 2 and 6% respectively in July from 1-H of the year, according to Bayut.com. In its monthly report, the property site said the […]

Pak Tak International Limited(HKG:2668) Trading Outlook

Pak Tak International Limited(HKG:2668) Trading Outlook

Pak Tak International Limited(HKG:2668) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes Pak Tak International Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 1.00. The projected upper bound is: 1.23. The projected lower bound is: 0.98. The projected closing price is: […]

AVIC Capital Holdings Co Ltd(SHA:600705) Trading Outlook

AVIC Capital Holdings Co Ltd(SHA:600705) Trading Outlook

AVIC Capital Holdings Co Ltd(SHA:600705) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes AVIC Capital Holdings Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 5.99. The projected upper bound is: 7.66. […]

Saudi Stock Market Easing Restrictions on Foreign Investment

Saudi Stock Market Easing Restrictions on Foreign Investment

Saudi Stock Market Easing Restrictions on Foreign Investment Ownership limits and minimum qualifications for overseas institutions will be eased next month Saudi Arabia will ease restrictions on foreign investment in its securities markets next month, sooner than previously indicated, in an effort to attract more institutional money into its exchange, the regulator said Wednesday. With […]

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Trading Outlook

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Trading Outlook

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes Tesla Motors Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 219.87. The projected upper bound is: 246.03. The projected […]

China Considering Boosting Private Investment

China Considering Boosting Private Investment

China Considering Boosting Private Investment China’s top economic planning body has suggested more policy tools to reverse the slowing of private investment and bolster economic growth. The government should further encourage private investment with more preferential policies and remove barriers preventing private companies from entering electricity, telecommunications and other sectors that were once dominated by […]

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 […]

China’s Entrepreneurs Reluctant to Invest in Restructuring Economy

China’s Entrepreneurs Reluctant to Invest in Restructuring Economy

China’s Entrepreneurs Reluctant to Invest in Restructuring Economy China is expected boost public investment to offset the effect of very cautions private capital investment, which has been discouraged by uncertainty during the ongoing economic restructuring. “Given the slowdown, the government should begin to invest more, partly through special construction funds, to stimulate investment and stabilize […]

Dubai Real Estate Investment + 7.5% in 1-H

Dubai Real Estate Investment + 7.5% in 1-H

Dubai Real Estate Investment + 7.5% in 1-H Emirati and Indian investors led the real estate investment market, according to DLD  Total real estate investment in Dubai increased 7.555 Y-Y to Dhs 57-B ($15.5-B) in 1-H of Y 2016, according to the emirate’s land department. Investment in the emirate’s property market totalled Dhs 53-B ($1.44-B) […]