F1 Post-2020: MercedesAMG on the Block?

F1 Post-2020: MercedesAMG on the Block?

$PAG, $DDAIF, $FWONK Roger Penske has called rumors that he is looking at buying the Mercedes Formula 1 team “absolutely not true“. A report in Germany has linked the American businessman with the team amid confirmation from Mercedes that it has yet to decide its future in F1 post-2020. Toto Wolff believes Mercedes will remain, […]

Japanese giant SoftBank Group suffered an operating loss of $6.4 billion in the second quarter

Japanese giant SoftBank Group suffered an operating loss of $6.4 billion in the second quarter

Japanese giant SoftBank Group suffered an operating loss of $6.4 billion in the second quarter, it said Wednesday, as investments in start-ups such as WeWork and Uber took a massive hit. In the three-month period ending September 30, operating losses hit a whopping 704.4 billion yen ($6.4 billion). The firm said first-half operating losses from […]

US Q-3 Earnings, Here They Come

US Q-3 Earnings, Here They Come

$SPY, $SPX, $SPLRCT, $USD, $EUR, US companies are preparing to report Q-3 earnings following a few months grappling with a US-China trade conflict undermining the business environment and an overall economy that has been showing signs of slowing. Among S&P 500 (SPX) earnings for the July-September frame look set to mark the weakest performance in […]

Op-Ed: AEMC CEO Michael on the State of the Movie Business Today and Going Forward

Op-Ed: AEMC CEO Michael on the State of the Movie Business Today and Going Forward

$AEMC, $DIS, $CMCSA, $LGF “The movie business as we have know it for the past 2 decades is dying, but that has not stopped Archer’s plan to make films, as the paradigm is shifting,” — Michael Selsman, President of Archer Entertainment Media Communications (OTC:AEMC). “Franchise fatigue is killing the movies, as movies for 12 year-old […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) rebounded after British lawmakers seized control of the parliamentary timetable to try to block a no-deal Brexit

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) rebounded after British lawmakers seized control of the parliamentary timetable to try to block a no-deal Brexit

Sterling rebounded today after British lawmakers seized control of the parliamentary timetable to try to block a no-deal Brexit. The gain, which followed the pound slumping to a three-year low yesterday, is likely to precede more big price swings in the currency as the battle over Brexit enters another crucial phase. Lawmakers who defeated Prime […]

Who has the Most Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X)

Who has the Most Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X)

For 5,000 years, gold has proven its status as the ultimate store of value. Today’s investors rush to buy the precious metal at the faintest market uncertainty. Over the past decade, global central banks have joined the gold rush. The volumes of gold gobbled by regulators across the world in 2018 reached the second highest […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) potentially bearish

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) potentially bearish

Gold futures posted a potentially bearish closing price reversal top last week. Although the chart pattern does not indicate a change in the main trend, it does signal that the selling is greater than the buying at current price levels. The catalyst behind the selling pressure was the stronger U.S. Dollar. A steep plunge in […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) expected to edge lower

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) expected to edge lower

The Australian share market looks set to start the week on a subdued note. According to the latest SPI futures, the ASX 200 index is poised to open the day 5 points or 0.1% lower this morning. On Wall Street the Dow Jones rose 0.15% higher, the S&P 500 index rose 0.05%, and the Nasdaq […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) still running on rocket fuel

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) still running on rocket fuel

Gold prices are modestly higher in early U.S. trading Thursday, but silver continues to power ahead with sharp gains to hit another more-than-two-year high overnight. Safe-haven demand and technical buying continue to be featured in both metals. December gold futures were last up $4.60 an ounce at 1,553.70. December Comex silver prices were last up $0.279 at $18.74 an ounce. A slightly […]

Nikkei, Hong Kong: (HSI:.HSI) slip as Mnuchin gives mixed signals in interview

Nikkei, Hong Kong: (HSI:.HSI) slip as Mnuchin gives mixed signals in interview

Asian markets retreated in early trading Thursday, as geopolitical tensions and the inverted U.S. Treasury yield curve weighed on investors concerned about a global economic slowdown. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin that he expects Chinese officials to travel to Washington for renewed trade negotiations, but did not give a timeline, Bloomberg News reported. He did […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) expected to rise

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) expected to rise

The Australian share market looks set to end the week with a bang after Chinese officials said they don’t want to escalate the trade war. According to the latest SPI futures, the ASX 200 index is poised to open the day 47 points or 0.7% higher this morning. On Wall Street the Dow Jones raced […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) falls on telecom, consumer stocks

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) falls on telecom, consumer stocks

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) falls on telecom, consumer stocks Philippine stocks rose over 1% on Wednesday, recovering from the previous session’s sharp fall on hopes of positive news from President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to China, while other Southeast Asian markets were tepid amid lingering trade war worries. The benchmark Manila stock index closed 1.3% higher, […]

ASX 200 Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) miners have launched into all-time highs

ASX 200 Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) miners have launched into all-time highs

ASX 200 Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) miners have launched into all-time highs The ASX 200 gold miners have launched into all-time highs as the gold spot price has soared by more than US$250/oz since May. Coupled with the low interest rate environment and weak Australian dollar, gold producers are in a prime position to make […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) price outpaces Gold

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) price outpaces Gold

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) price outpaces Gold SILVER PRICES again outpaced gold in London trade Wednesday, hitting 29-month highs as the dearer precious metal held $10 below this week’s spike to new 6-year highs on a fresh fall in longer-term interest rates across the rich Western economies.  US bond yields fell to new 3-year […]

China stocks down amid trade uncertainty; Hong Kong: (HSI:.HSI) inches up

China stocks down amid trade uncertainty;  Hong Kong: (HSI:.HSI) inches up

China stocks down amid trade uncertainty; Hong Kong: (HSI:.HSI) inches up Chinese stocks fell on Wednesday morning amid lingering uncertainty around the Sino-U.S. trade war, as the positive impact from MSCI’s latest phase of China stock inclusion fades. The CSI300 index fell 0.4% to 3,800.04 at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) posts gains as tech stocks shine

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) posts gains as tech stocks shine

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) posts gains as tech stocks shine The Australian share market has climbed modestly for a second day, buoyed by the tech sector, while the Aussie dollar has hit a 10-year low against its US counterpart. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index finished Wednesday up 29.4 points, or 0.45 per cent, to 6,500.6 points, […]

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) face their worst slumps in operating income since the 2008

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) face their worst slumps in operating income since the 2008

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) face their worst slumps in operating income since the 2008 Hong Kong stocks are poised for their worst quarter since 2015 and corporate earnings are unlikely to save them. After a sell-off erased more than US$600 billion from the city’s equities, attractive valuations stood as a potential bright spot. […]

Pentagon Continues Massive Investments For Defense Programs

Pentagon Continues Massive Investments For Defense Programs

The Pentagon announced Wednesday that it is terminating a troubled billion-dollar program to develop a ballistic missile interceptor, citing design problems. The Defense Department said it would seek bids for a new version of the weapons system called the Redesigned Kill Vehicle, or RKV. The program was being led by Boeing. “Ending the program was […]

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) higher even as investors grappled with lingering worries over global growth

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) higher even as investors grappled with lingering worries over global growth

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) higher even as investors grappled with lingering worries over global growth Hong Kong shares edged up on Wednesday, even as investors grappled with lingering worries over global growth and political uncertainty in parts of Asia and Europe. The Hang Seng Index added 0.2% to 26,270.04 after trading in a […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) turned skittish ahead of a key meeting of central bankers

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) turned skittish ahead of a key meeting of central bankers

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) turned skittish ahead of a key meeting of central bankers The Australian share market has given up most of its gains from Tuesday, as markets around the world turned skittish ahead of a key meeting of central bankers. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index finished Wednesday down 61.7 points, or 0.94 per cent, […]

Qatar Construction Increases With Permit Issuance Up 51%

Qatar Construction Increases With Permit Issuance Up 51%

The Planning and Statistics Authority’s recently released data shows 51% general increase in July 2019 in number of building permits issued when compared to June this year.     The Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA) published the fifty-fifth issue of the monthly statistics of Building Permits and Building Completion certificates issued by all municipalities of the […]

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) returning to negative territory

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) returning to negative territory

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) returning to negative territory Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday, as the People’s Bank of China published its new loan prime rates which would result in cheaper borrowing costs for companies. Mainland Chinese stocks were mixed on the day, with the Shanghai compositeshedding earlier as it slipped 0.11% to about 2,880.00. […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) good support for the market across the board

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) good support for the market across the board

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) good support for the market across the board The Australian share market has enjoyed strong gains for a second straight day, with every sector advancing. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index finished Tuesday up 77.6 points, or 1.2 per cent, to 6,545 points, while the broader All Ordinaries was up 76.9 points, or […]

BHP Mining Doubles Net Profit Hitting New Records

BHP Mining Doubles Net Profit Hitting New Records

BHP, the world’s biggest miner, more than doubled its annual net profit Tuesday on the back of higher iron ore prices and a rebound from significant setbacks the previous year. The resources giant posted a US$8.3 billion profit for the year to June 30, up from US$3.7 billion in the previous year when heavy impairment […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) solid start to the week to continue

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) solid start to the week to continue

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) solid start to the week to continue The Australian share market has rallied to recoup some of last week’s stinging losses as global recession fears ease. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index finished Monday up 61.9 points, or 0.97 per cent, to 6,467.4 points, while the broader All Ordinaries was up 64.6 points, […]

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) several developments drove optimism

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) several developments drove optimism

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) several developments drove optimism Hong Kong and Chinese stocks are rallying on Monday after China revealed measures to protect and boost its economy. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index (HSI) ended up 2.2%, the biggest daily percentage gain in two months. China’s Shanghai Composite Index (SHCOMP) closed 2.1% higher, also […]

China Increases Participation In Foreign Trade

China Increases Participation In Foreign Trade

Chinese local authorities said on Monday that Guangxi Zhuang region in China foreign trade has reached USD37.51 billion in the starting 7 months of the current year, adding 23.8 percent year on year, according to Xinhua. The customs authorities of Nanning, the regional capital, said that the increase came as a 19.6 percentage points more […]

Europe’s CBD Market To Skyrocket 400%

Europe’s CBD Market To Skyrocket 400%

Demand for CBD is on the rise all over the world.In Europe, for example, the market is on course to grow 400% over the next four years, according to theBrightfieldGroup. “CBD is just starting to take hold in Europe, with both product availability and consumer awareness still quite limited. This is a great opportunity for […]

Fourth Bridge To Be Built Over Panama Canal

Fourth Bridge To Be Built Over Panama Canal

The consortium tasked with building the fourth bridge across the Panama Canal will be called to the National Assembly to help clear the fog surrounding the $1.4 billion project. Kayra Harding president of the Assembly’s  Public Infrastructure and Channel Affairs Committee of the National Assembly,, confirmed that this week they would be citing the consortium […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) shares are looking to open higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) shares are looking to open higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) shares are looking to open higher Following that positive global lead, ASX 200 futures jumped 41 points, or 0.6%, on Friday night pointing to a positive start to trade for the ASX later this morning. Eurozone shares and the US S&P 500 both jumped 1.4% on Friday on the back of […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) market lost $60 billion in value, completing the wipeout of all the gains it made over the past two months

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) market lost $60 billion in value, completing the wipeout of all the gains it made over the past two months

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) market lost $60 billion in value, completing the wipeout of all the gains it made over the past two months The benchmark ASX 200 index closed 2.9 per cent lower at 6,408, a stunning retreat from its record high reached on July 30. It was the worst one-day fall for the benchmark […]

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) lifted by property related stocks

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) lifted by property related stocks

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) lifted by property related stocks Shares in Asia were mixed Thursday afternoon as the main yield curve in U.S. Treasurys inverted, triggering fears over the state of the U.S. economy. In mainland China, stocks rose on the day following an earlier slip. The Shanghai composite gained 0.25% to 2,815.80, […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) pointing to a fall of 113 points

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) pointing to a fall of 113 points

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) pointing to a fall of 113 points Wall Street stumbled on Wednesday as investors fled equities for safe-haven assets, seeking shelter amid gathering signs that a recession could be on the horizon. All three major US indexes were sharply lower as short- and long-dated Treasury yields inverted for the first time […]

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) trimmed gains as bleak China economic data overshadowed U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade concession

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) trimmed gains as bleak China economic data overshadowed U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade concession

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) trimmed gains as bleak China economic data overshadowed U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade concession Hong Kong stocks trimmed early gains to end slightly firmer on Wednesday, as bleak China economic data overshadowed U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade concession, while protests continued to roil the island city. The Hang Seng […]

Start-Up Help For Female Entrepreneurs

Start-Up Help For Female Entrepreneurs

ECMC Foundation and Chloe Capital have joined forces to provide funding to women entrepreneurs at the helm of early-stage ventures. Together, the organizations are hosting a trilogy of 1-day pop-up accelerators in the following cities:  Invest In Women: Future of Work & Education LOS ANGELES, CA NEW ORLEANS, LA CHARLOTTE, NC October 30, 2019 February […]

Petland Ranks In Top 25 International Franchises

Petland Ranks In Top 25 International Franchises

Petland is honored to once again be ranked among top-ranked franchises around the world. Entrepreneur released their rankings of the top Global Franchisees, rating Petland #24, staying in the top 25 for two years in a row. Earlier this year, Petland ranked 168 overall in the Entrepreneur Magazine’s 39th Annual Franchise 500, a ranking of North American […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) on track for a strong open

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) on track for a strong open

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) on track for a strong open Shares in New York surged, paced by Apple, as the US said it would delay imposing tariffs on some Chinese products. That bolstered risk sentiment and puts the ASX on track for a strong open. ASX futures were up 32 points or 0.5% to 6524 […]

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) protests spark capital outflow fears

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) protests spark capital outflow fears

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) protests spark capital outflow fears Apprehension over capital outflows triggered by escalating political unrest has driven Hong Kong’s stock market to its lowest this year and pressured its currency, with analysts warning of more weakness. The Hang Seng Index .HSI fell 2.1% to 25,281.30 points on Tuesday, down 16% from the […]

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) looks set to be cautious after a battering last week

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) looks set to be cautious after a battering last week

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) looks set to be cautious after a battering last week Market sentiment looks set to be cautious on Monday after a battering last week, following China’s yuan breaching the psychological threshold of 7 against the US dollar, escalating the US-China trade war.On Friday, Chen Yuan, a former deputy governor […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) spent most of the day in red, then jumped 12 points on close to be higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) spent most of the day in red, then jumped 12 points on close to be higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) spent most of the day in red, then jumped 12 points on close to be higher A surprise jump in BHP and banking shares during the 4pm settlement has sent the S&P/ASX 200 from being in the red at 6578 points on the closing bell to being 6 points higher at […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) renewed worries about the trade conflict between the US and China is set to put investors in a defensive mood

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) renewed worries about the trade conflict between the US and China is set to put investors in a defensive mood

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) renewed worries about the trade conflict between the US and China is set to put investors in a defensive mood ASX futures were down 22 points or 0.3% to 6499. The local currency slipped 0.2 per cent. On Wall Street, the Dow dipped 0.3 per cent, the S&P 500 slid 0.7 […]

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) Shares Mixed

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) Shares Mixed

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) Shares Mixed The major Asia Pacific stock indexes are trading mixed on Friday with China and Hong Kong posting losses. Market conditions are much calmer than earlier in the week, which suggests money managers may have priced in most of the negative events with hedges in safe-haven assets like […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) share market has risen for a second day as US-China trade tensions eased and Chinese trade data beat expectations

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) share market has risen for a second day as US-China trade tensions eased and Chinese trade data beat expectations

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) share market has risen for a second day as US-China trade tensions eased and Chinese trade data beat expectations The Australian share market has risen for a second day as US-China trade tensions eased and Chinese trade data beat expectations. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 48.6 points, or 0.75 per […]

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) investors convinced now that the Sino-U.S. trade war will drag on and, if anything, intensify

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) investors convinced now that the Sino-U.S. trade war will drag on and, if anything, intensify

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) investors convinced now that the Sino-U.S. trade war will drag on and, if anything, intensify Many Chinese investors are piling into products that provide a hedge against a stock market collapse, convinced now that the Sino-U.S. trade war will drag on and, if anything, intensify. The dramatic shattering of […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) steadies to recover losses after a massive sell-off

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) steadies to recover losses after a massive sell-off

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) steadies to recover losses after a massive sell-off Australian shares are set to open higher as markets steadied to recover losses after a massive sell-off. SPI futures were up 11 points to 6401 at 3.42am AEST. By 5.50am they were up 48 points, or 0.8 per cent, to 6438. The Australian […]

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) investors remained tense over the escalating US-China trade war

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) investors remained tense over the escalating US-China trade war

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) investors remained tense over the escalating US-China trade war Hong Kong shares closed modestly higher today, ending a week-long losing streak after spending much of the day in the red as investors remained tense over the escalating US-China trade war. The Hang Seng Index edged up 0.08 per cent, […]

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) selling pressure remains as trade war raises growth concerns

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) selling pressure remains as trade war raises growth concerns

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) selling pressure remains as trade war raises growth concerns Hong Kong stock investors headed for the exit as economic woes, street protests and China’s weak yuan intensified worries over potential outflows from the city. The MSCI Hong Kong Index closed 0.6% lower, its 10th straight decline a day after […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) Is this a buying or selling opportunity?

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) Is this a buying or selling opportunity?

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) Is this a buying or selling opportunity? The answer is probably both! I believe the market is primed for a sell-off after staging big gains in 2019 and a correction is healthy. Stocks will bounce back as central banks will rush to pump their respective economies with cheap and accessible credit. […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) set to plummet as markets suffered a sweeping global sell-off amid the escalation of the Sino-US trade and currency war

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) set to plummet as markets suffered a sweeping global sell-off amid the escalation of the Sino-US trade and currency war

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:.AXJO) set to plummet as markets suffered a sweeping global sell-off amid the escalation of the Sino-US trade and currency war Australian shares are set to plummet as markets suffered a sweeping global sell-off amid the escalation of the Sino-US trade and currency war. The RBA meets today but markets don’t expect […]

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) plunges on strikes

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) plunges on strikes

Hong Kong: Hang Seng Index (.HSI) plunges on strikes The Hang Seng dropped 2.9 per cent to 26,151.32 for a ninth straight day of declines. The last time when such a run happened was back in March 1997, a few months before the handover of the former British colony and before the Asian financial crisis. […]

GENTING (GENT:KL), Petronas stocks give KLCI early boost

GENTING (GENT:KL), Petronas stocks give KLCI early boost

GENTING (GENT:KL), Petronas stocks give KLCI early boost Fund buying of Genting Malaysia and Petronas-linked stocks gave the FBM KLCI an early lift on Wednesday, as investors took their cue from the firmer key Asian markets and jump in crude oil prices. At 9.06am, the KLCI was up 2.55 points or 0.15% to 1,658.22. Turnover […]

AirAsia Berhad (5099:KL) to pay at least RM40.6m in uncollected PSC to MAHB unit

AirAsia Berhad (5099:KL) to pay at least RM40.6m in uncollected PSC to MAHB unit

AirAsia Berhad (5099:KL) to pay at least RM40.6m in uncollected PSC to MAHB unit AirAsia will have to pay at least RM40.6 million to Malaysia Airports (Sepang) Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), over unpaid passenger service charges (PSC) from July to December last year. This follows the High Court here […]

MULPHA (MITC:KL) sells Cairns hotel for A$65mil

MULPHA (MITC:KL) sells Cairns hotel for A$65mil

MULPHA (MITC:KL) sells Cairns hotel for A$65mil Mulpha International Bhd is selling a 4-star hotel in Cairns for A$65mil (RM187.9mil). The company, in a filing with Bursa Malaysia today, said its units in Australia have entered into a property and business asset sale agreement with JY Cairns Esplanade Hotel Pty Ltd on July 16 for […]

AirAsia Berhad (5099:KL) Teleport co-invests in EasyParcel

AirAsia Berhad (5099:KL) Teleport co-invests in EasyParcel

AirAsia Berhad (5099:KL) Teleport co-invests in EasyParcel Teleport, the rebranded cargo and logistics platform of Airasia Group Bhd has co-invested equally with Gobi Partners, a venture capital firm of around RM43.8mil (US$10.6mil) in EasyParcel, a regional e-commerce and parcel delivery player, to scale online parcel delivery services.  Teleport is a wholly owned subsidiary of AirAsia Group, […]

First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (OTC:FCNCB) Weekly Technical Update

First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (OTC:FCNCB) Weekly Technical Update

First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (OTC:FCNCB) Weekly Technical Update Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 372.80. The projected upper bound is: 410.08. The projected lower bound is: 360.12. The projected closing price is: 385.10. Candlesticks A big white candle occurred. This is generally considered bullish, […]

XR Energy, Inc. (OTC:XREG) Weekly Technical Update

XR Energy, Inc. (OTC:XREG) Weekly Technical Update

XR Energy, Inc. (OTC:XREG) Weekly Technical Update Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. The projected upper bound is: 0.00. The projected lower bound is: 0.00. The projected closing price is: 0.00. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). During […]

Liquidmetal Technologies, Inc. (OTC:LQMT) Weekly Technical Update

Liquidmetal Technologies, Inc. (OTC:LQMT) Weekly Technical Update

Liquidmetal Technologies, Inc. (OTC:LQMT) Weekly Technical Update Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. The projected upper bound is: 0.12. The projected lower bound is: 0.09. The projected closing price is: 0.10. Candlesticks A big black candle occurred. This is bearish, as prices closed significantly lower than they opened. If the candle appears when prices […]

Flexpoint Sensor Systems, Inc. (OTC:FLXT) Weekly Technical Update

Flexpoint Sensor Systems, Inc. (OTC:FLXT) Weekly Technical Update

Flexpoint Sensor Systems, Inc. (OTC:FLXT) Weekly Technical Update Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 0.10. The projected lower bound is: 0.07. The projected closing price is: 0.08. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). […]

RJD Green, Inc. (OTC:RJDG) Weekly Technical Update

RJD Green, Inc. (OTC:RJDG) Weekly Technical Update

RJD Green, Inc. (OTC:RJDG) Weekly Technical Update Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 0.00. The projected upper bound is: 0.01. The projected lower bound is: 0.00. The projected closing price is: 0.00. Candlesticks During […]

Concrete Leveling Systems, Inc. (OTC:CLEV) Weekly Technical Update

Concrete Leveling Systems, Inc. (OTC:CLEV) Weekly Technical Update

Concrete Leveling Systems, Inc. (OTC:CLEV) Weekly Technical Update Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 3.63. The projected upper bound is: 4.52. The projected lower bound is: 2.76. The projected closing price is: 3.64. Candlesticks […]

Petronas suspends Barakah Offshore Petroleum Berhad (7251:KL) unit’s licence for three years

Petronas suspends Barakah Offshore Petroleum Berhad (7251:KL) unit’s licence for three years

Petronas suspends Barakah Offshore Petroleum Berhad (7251:KL) unit’s licence for three years Petroliam Nasional Bhd has suspended its licence issued to Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd’s unit over the non-performance of a contract. In a statement to Bursa Malaysia on Tuesday, Bakarah said its unit PBJV Group Sdn Bhd (PBJV) received a notification of suspension of the […]

KNM (KNMP:KL) bags RM36mil job in Egypt

KNM (KNMP:KL) bags RM36mil job in Egypt

KNM (KNMP:KL) bags RM36mil job in Egypt KNM Group Bhd said an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary FBM Hudson Italiana SpA has secured a RM36.14mil contract in Egypt. The contract, awarded by Technip Italy SpA, was for the design, detailed engineering and fabrication of air cooler heat exchangers at the Middle East Oil Refinery in Alexandria. KNM […]

Sime Darby Berhad (SIPL:KL) units sell stake in Indonesian firm for RM123.1m

Sime Darby Berhad (SIPL:KL) units sell stake in Indonesian firm for RM123.1m

Sime Darby Berhad (SIPL:KL) units sell stake in Indonesian firm for RM123.1m Sime Darby Plantation Bhd’s two indirect units have disposed of their entire equity interest in PT Mitra Austral Sejahtera to PT Inti Nusa Sejahtera for RM123.1 million. The two units are PT Ladangrumpun Suburabadi and PT Teguh Sempurna.  In a filing to Bursa Malaysia, the group […]

TENAGA NASIONAL BHD (TENA:KL) names Shahazwan Harris to lead IAG

TENAGA NASIONAL BHD (TENA:KL) names Shahazwan Harris to lead IAG

TENAGA NASIONAL BHD (TENA:KL) names Shahazwan Harris to lead IAG Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has appointed Shahazwan Harris as its chief international officer, tasked with leading its new division International Asset Group (IAG) effective July 1, 2019. TNB CEO and president Amir Hamzah Azizan said Shahazwan has been involved in various sectors, which will place […]

Mount TAM Biotechnologies, Inc. (OTC:MNTM) Technical Outlook

Mount TAM Biotechnologies, Inc. (OTC:MNTM) Technical Outlook

Mount TAM Biotechnologies, Inc. (OTC:MNTM) Technical Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 0.06. The projected lower bound is: 0.01. The projected closing price is: 0.04. Candlesticks During the past 10 bars, there have been 2 white candles and […]

Boston Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC:BTHE) Technical Outlook

Boston Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC:BTHE) Technical Outlook

Boston Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC:BTHE) Technical Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 0.03. The projected upper bound is: 0.04. The projected lower bound is: 0.01. The projected closing price is: 0.02. Candlesticks A white […]

Trade Worries Not a Drag on US Business Investment

Trade Worries Not a Drag on US Business Investment

$GS Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) economists are skeptical that trade policy uncertainty is a major drag on business investment now. Instead, they are pointing to other economic indicators, which they say are still okay. “The link between economic policy uncertainty and Capex weakens sharply when taking into account financial conditions and company investment spending expectations, which […]

Cerebain Biotech Corp. (OTC:CBBT) Technical Outlook

Cerebain Biotech Corp. (OTC:CBBT) Technical Outlook

Cerebain Biotech Corp. (OTC:CBBT) Technical Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 0.01. The projected upper bound is: 0.00. The projected lower bound is: -0.00. The projected closing price is: 0.00. Candlesticks A white […]

Flexpoint Sensor Systems, Inc. (OTC:FLXT) Technical Outlook

Flexpoint Sensor Systems, Inc. (OTC:FLXT) Technical Outlook

Flexpoint Sensor Systems, Inc. (OTC:FLXT) Technical Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 0.05. The projected upper bound is: 0.09. The projected lower bound is: 0.06. The projected closing price is: 0.07. Candlesticks A […]

AAR (NYSE:AIR) Schedules Investors Day

AAR (NYSE:AIR) Schedules Investors Day

$AIR AAR (NYSE:AIR) today announced that it will hold an Investor Day on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 8:30a EDT in New York City. AAR’s senior leadership team will provide an overview of the company’s strategy and key opportunities. For those not attending the event, an audio webcast of the presentations and accompanying slides will be available in the investor […]

Westports Holdings Berhad (5246:KL) remains neutral on its near to medium-term prospect with an unchanged throughout growth assumption of 5%

Westports Holdings Berhad (5246:KL) remains neutral on its near to medium-term prospect with an unchanged throughout growth assumption of 5%

Westports Holdings Berhad (5246:KL) remains neutral on its near to medium-term prospect with an unchanged throughout growth assumption of 5% Kenanga research has maintained its market perform rating on Westports Holdings Bhd with an unchanged target price of RM3.75. Following a meeting with Westports’ management, the research house said its remains neutral on its near […]

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-A) Warren Buffett gave a clue on who might succeed him

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-A) Warren Buffett gave a clue on who might succeed him

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-A) Warren Buffett gave a clue on who might succeed him Billionaire Warren Buffett gave a clue on who might succeed him to run his Berkshire Hathaway empire, but did not completely reveal his hand.The world’s third-richest man also said at his company’s annual shareholder meeting that its recent investment in Amazon […]

Brewers Search for Growth, Eye Cannabis Infusions

Brewers Search for Growth, Eye Cannabis Infusions

$BUD, $TAP, $STZ, $TLRY The brewers of Budweiser, Coors and other large-scale brewers are placing their bets on cannabis as a way to fight saturated markets and shifting consumer trends. For years, the industry’s largest players struggled with stagnating markets and shifting consumer tastes. Anheuser-Busch InBev, Molson Coors and Corona brewer Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ) have […]

US Stocks Finished Flat/Unchanged Ahead of Earnings Season

US Stocks Finished Flat/Unchanged Ahead of Earnings Season

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Stocks paused to refresh Friday after being up 10.4% since Christmas Eve, earnings season begins in earnest next week, Analysts have been very negative ahead of this coming reporting frame. Earnings reports start next week with results from the big banks. And the warnings have been the most dire in […]

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) 2019 Outlook

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) 2019 Outlook

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) 2019 Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. The projected upper bound is: 73.15. The projected lower bound is: 39.60. The projected closing price is: 56.38. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 4 white candles and 6 […]

Archer Entertainment Announces Film & Television Slate

Archer Entertainment Announces Film & Television Slate

$AEMC “The Movie Industry is one of most exciting and informative businesses in the world, a business where the revenue of a feature film, and its sequels, such as “Titanic,” “Star Wars,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” and “Lord of the Rings” series can exceed 2 billion dollars, said, Michael Selsman, President of the production company. […]

Ybcc Inc (YBAO:PK) Valuation Still Incredibly Cheap

Ybcc Inc (YBAO:PK) Valuation Still Incredibly Cheap

Ybcc Inc (YBAO:PK) Valuation Still Incredibly Cheap Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 0.44. The projected lower bound is: 0.07. The projected closing price is: 0.25. Candlesticks WARNING: These prices only contain closing prices. Thus, the candlestick analysis in […]

Hemp Inc. (HEMP.PK) Farm Bill Could Drive $20 Billion Hemp Industry

Hemp Inc. (HEMP.PK) Farm Bill Could Drive $20 Billion Hemp Industry

Hemp Inc. (HEMP.PK) Farm Bill Could Drive $20 Billion Hemp Industry Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP), a global leader in the industrial hemp industry with bi-coastal processing centers including the largest multipurpose industrial hemp processing facility in the western hemisphere (in Spring Hope, North Carolina), announced today that, in anticipation of the Farm Bill, hemp legalization […]

Tianci International, Inc. (CIIT.PK) Heffx Update

Tianci International, Inc. (CIIT.PK) Heffx Update

Tianci International, Inc. (CIIT.PK) Heffx Update Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 0.85. The projected lower bound is: 0.19. The projected closing price is: 0.52. Candlesticks During the past 10 bars, there have been 2 white candles and 0 […]

MBH Corporation PLC (M8H.DU) Target 3.60

MBH Corporation PLC (M8H.DU) Target 3.60

MBH Corporation PLC (M8H.DU) Target 3.60 Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards The projected upper bound is: 1.38. The projected lower bound is: 1.36. The projected closing price is: 1.37. Candlesticks During the past 10 bars, there have been 2 white candles and 0 black candles for a net of 2 white candles. During […]

Archer Entertainment Media Communications, Inc. (AEMC.PK) Update

Archer Entertainment Media Communications, Inc. (AEMC.PK) Update

Archer Entertainment Media Communications, Inc. (AEMC.PK) Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 0.06. The projected upper bound is: 0.10. The projected lower bound is: -0.05. The projected closing price is: 0.02. Candlesticks A white […]

Buzz Technologies, Inc: (BZTG.PK) Heffx Update

Buzz Technologies, Inc: (BZTG.PK) Heffx Update

Buzz Technologies, Inc: (BZTG.PK) Heffx Update Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 0.00. The projected upper bound is: 0.01. The projected lower bound is: 0.00. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher […]

US Household Wealth +$2-Trillion in Q-3  Driven by Stocks and Real Estate

US Household Wealth +$2-Trillion in Q-3  Driven by Stocks and Real Estate

US Household Wealth +$2-Trillion in Q-3 Driven by Stocks and Real Estate $SPY The  stock market rally since 8 November 2016 drove US household net worth to a record high of $109-T in Q-3 The Fed said Thursday that the value of Americans’ stock and mutual fund holdings soared $1.2T. Home values rose $200-B. Other […]

Warren Buffett Putting Cash to Work

Warren Buffett Putting Cash to Work

Warren Buffett Putting Cash to Work $BRK.A, $BRK.B, $JPM, $ORCL, $TRV, $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A & BRK.B) Wednesday said it had taken stakes in JPMorgan Chase & Co., Oracle Corp. and Travelers Cos., as the conglomerate puts some of its sidelined cash to work. As of 30 September Berkshire […]

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 […]

President Trump’s Mexico Trade Deal a Look at the Future

President Trump’s Mexico Trade Deal a Look at the Future

President Trump’s Mexico Trade Deal a Look at the Future President Donald Trump has sidestepped conventional processes, protocols and procedures in trade negociations Last Monday, the US reached a preliminary trade agreement with Mexico that addresses several American grievances. A similar deal with Canada may also to be on track. These breakthroughs, combined with an easing […]

Stress for Millennials: Money, Health or Politics

Stress for Millennials: Money, Health or Politics

Stress for Millennials: Money, Health or Politics Millennials say their finances cause them more stress than politics, work or health, according to a new study. “Politics is a huge stress for people and we know work is a big stress,” says Michael Katchen, CEO and co-founder of Wealthsimple, the online investment management service behind the […]

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Perhaps the most interest among everyday investors in several years are cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin or Ethereum. But, the majority of financial planners are less excited. Wirehouses including: UBS (NYSE:UBS), Merrill Lynch Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) have forbidden their advisors from buying and selling […]

The Trump Effect: US Companies Seen Investing More

The Trump Effect: US Companies Seen Investing More

The Trump Effect: US Companies Seen Investing More $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $AAPL US companies are seen investing more of the money saved from sweeping Trump tax cuts into businesses later this year, perhaps even surpassing a jump in Q-1 capital expenditure that was the highest in nearly 7 years. Higher spending on technology, equipment […]

The ‘Volcker’ Rule Hobbles US Capital Markets

The ‘Volcker’ Rule Hobbles US Capital Markets

The ‘Volcker’ Rule Hobbles US Capital Markets Stop asking if the Hussein Obama era Volcker Rule works, it does not. Tuesday, a Key FOMC member in charge of bank supervision said that the Volcker Rule, which limits some speculative bank investments, is working poorly. The testimony before a congressional oversight committee comes amid lobbying efforts […]

Diamonds Out of Favor with Millennial “Girls”, They Prefer Marijuana

Diamonds Out of Favor with Millennial “Girls”, They Prefer Marijuana

Diamonds Out of Favor with Millennial “Girls”, They Prefer Marijuana Diamonds are set to slump further, according to a hedge fund whose bet on Marijuana helped make it the world’s best performer in Y 2016. Prices of dDamonds and other precious gems may slump as much as 10% this year as they lose appeal with younger consumers […]

President Trump’s Tax Cuts Will Lead to ‘Higher Standard of Living’

President Trump’s Tax Cuts Will Lead to ‘Higher Standard of Living’

President Trump’s Tax Cuts Will Lead to ‘Higher Standard of Living’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Thursday, Steve Forbes predicted that the GOP tax-reform legislation will spark investment that ultimately lead to “a higher standard of living” for all Americans. “We’ve had, as you know, sub-par investment for a decade,” the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media […]

You and the US Stock Market: Big Q’s & A’s

You and the US Stock Market: Big Q’s & A’s

You and the US Stock Market: Big Q’s & A’s $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US and global stock markets have hit record highs this year, as investors celebrate their gainers. But the record do not seem instilling a sense of excitement in everyone. Some investors are nervous, certain that a major correction is overdue, […]

Vallianz Holdings Ltd (SGX:545) HEFFX Highlights

Vallianz Holdings Ltd (SGX:545) HEFFX Highlights

Vallianz Holdings Ltd (SGX:545) HEFFX Highlights Singaporean offshore-support vessel company Vallianz Holdings’s fiscal first-quarter net profit attributable to shareholders rose 12.5% to $4.3 million from $3.87 million thanks to contributions from new long-term charters, it said in an exchange filing Monday. Revenue, however, fell 35.2% year over year to $41.2 million as a result of […]

China’s Money/Hollywood Tie-up, is it Over?

China’s Money/Hollywood Tie-up, is it Over?

China’s Money/Hollywood Tie-up, is it Over? $VIA, $AMC, $BABA Billions of USDs have been thrown into question as Chinese regulators crack down on overseas investments, Paramount’s, a unit of Viacon (NYSE:VIA), backer skips a payment, and both President Trump and some Democrats have taken a protectionist stance. For almost 5 years, Hollywood has been bolstered […]