Stress Taming Foods

Stress Taming Foods

FLASH: Feeling stressed? Well, the solution may be as simple as eating the right food. “Food sends chemical messages to the brain that either trigger or tame our stress reactions,” Dr. Heidi Hanna, chief energy officer of synergy brain fitness and a Fellow of the American Institute of Stress says. “Helpful stress-taming foods include a […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Management is ‘Owner Oriented’

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Management is ‘Owner Oriented’

$RACE The shareholder make up of Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) tell us a lot about the company and which group is most powerful. Institutions often own shares in longer established companies, and it is not unusual to see insiders own a fair bit of smaller companies. Shayne and I like Ferrari because it is a business with […]

Sapura Energy Weekly HEFFX Highlights: $.35 target

Sapura Energy Weekly HEFFX Highlights: $.35 target

Sapura Energy Berhad, formerly SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad, is engaged in investment holding and the provision of management services to its subsidiaries. The Company’s segments include Engineering and Construction (E&C), Drilling, Energy and Corporate. Its E&C business segment is engaged in the installation of offshore platforms, marine pipelines and subsea services; engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning […]

Being Bullish Gold and Gold Miners

Being Bullish Gold and Gold Miners

$GLD, $XAU, $USD Forbes.com recently published 3 reasons why savvy investors need to always own gold in their portfolios. Essentially, you can never play it too safe when it comes to investing. “Holding an overweight position of an unlevered asset with limited supply such as gold will offer one of the few safe havens for […]

Sapura Energy Berhad HEFFX Highlights

Sapura Energy Berhad HEFFX Highlights

Sapura Energy Berhad, formerly SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad, is engaged in investment holding and the provision of management services to its subsidiaries. The Company’s segments include Engineering and Construction (E&C), Drilling, Energy and Corporate. Its E&C business segment is engaged in the installation of offshore platforms, marine pipelines and subsea services; engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning […]

Sapura Energy HEFFX Highlights

Sapura Energy HEFFX Highlights

Sapura Energy Berhad, formerly SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad, is engaged in investment holding and the provision of management services to its subsidiaries. The Company’s segments include Engineering and Construction (E&C), Drilling, Energy and Corporate. Its E&C business segment is engaged in the installation of offshore platforms, marine pipelines and subsea services; engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning […]

Sapura Energy HEFFX Highlights

Sapura Energy HEFFX Highlights

Sapura Energy Berhad, formerly SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad, is engaged in investment holding and the provision of management services to its subsidiaries. The Company’s segments include Engineering and Construction (E&C), Drilling, Energy and Corporate. Its E&C business segment is engaged in the installation of offshore platforms, marine pipelines and subsea services; engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning […]

Wealth Manager UBS Suffers Huge Withdrawals

Wealth Manager UBS Suffers Huge Withdrawals

$UBS, $CS UBS Group (NYSE:UBS) warned that the worst may not be over after clients pulled $13-B in assets during a market correction in the last 3 months of Y 2018. Increased volatility, rising protectionism and geopolitical tensions are still weighing on investors, which will hit wealth and asset management revenue in Q-1, the Zurich-based […]

Some of the Most Addictive Drugs

Some of the Most Addictive Drugs

Addiction is common in the US, more than people realize. There are approximately 22-M people in the United States over the age of 12 with an addiction, according to The National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Almost 80% of individuals who struggle from a substance abuse disorder in Y 2014 also struggled with an […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Management is Fully Committed to its Stated Goals

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Management is Fully Committed to its Stated Goals

$RACE, $VLKAY John Elkann, Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Chairman says the appointment of new F1 Team boss Mattia Binotto was not a result descents inside The Scuderia. Last week Mr. Binotto was promoted from technical chief to replace Maurizio Arrivabene as team principal, which led to media speculation that it could be one of a a number […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Management Turns to ‘Harmony’

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Management Turns to ‘Harmony’

The new Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) team principal, Mattia Binotto, 49 anni, now has the reins of The Scuderia’s F1 program, as he was chosen to replace Maurizio Arrivabene last Monday just 5 weeks before F1’s 1st testing in Barcelona. Mr. Binotto has taken on the most high-profile management role in motorsport. H inherited the Team that […]

The Great Ferrari Walkout Almost Killed the Company

The Great Ferrari Walkout Almost Killed the Company

$RACE Perhaps the biggest Ferrari scandal in the Maranello Outfit’s history is the 1 that almost finished the company, as it came at a very difficult time for Enzo Ferrari. It happened in the early 1960’s, when Enzo had a number of arch-rivals chasing him stemming from the common desire to best both his company’s […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team Management ‘Shakeup’ Coming

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team Management ‘Shakeup’ Coming

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team Management ‘Shakeup’ Coming $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) front office it is rumored are looking a F1 team management changes for Y 2019 We have seen another year and another failure on the part of Ferrari to beat MercedesAMG. The 2018 Formula season has added to the the of Ferrari’s failures to overcome their #1 rival […]

President Trump on the Wildfire: “We have never seen anything like this in California.”

President Trump on the Wildfire: “We have never seen anything like this in California.”

President Trump on the Wildfire: “We have never seen anything like this in California.” Saturday, President Donald Trump said he had to come to the heart of California’s killer wildfire to fully grasp the scale of the desolation wrought on the landscape. “We are going to have to work quickly. … Hopefully this is going […]

California Wildfires Rage, 31 Known Dead, Over 200 Still Missing and Unaccounted For

California Wildfires Rage, 31 Known Dead, Over 200 Still Missing and Unaccounted For

California Wildfires Rage, 31 Known Dead, Over 200 Still Missing and Unaccounted For Relatives desperately searched shelters for missing loved ones Sunday, as crews searching the smoking ruins of Paradise and outlying areas found 6 more bodies, raising the death toll to 31, matching the deadliest wildfire in California history. Wildfires continued to rage on […]

Update: California Wildfires Roar, 31 Dead, Nearly 7000 Structures Destroyed

Update: California Wildfires Roar, 31 Dead, Nearly 7000 Structures Destroyed

Update: California Wildfires Roar, 31 Dead, Nearly 7000 Structures Destroyed Sunday, crews searching the smoking ruins of Paradise and outlying areas found 8 more bodies, raising the death toll to 31, it is the deadliest wildfire in the Golden States history. Over 200 still missing. Massive California wildfires continue to roar through the Golden State […]

The Newly Minted Shareholder’s Gold Council Vs the Destruction of the Gold Sector

The Newly Minted Shareholder’s Gold Council Vs the Destruction of the Gold Sector

The Newly Minted Shareholder’s Gold Council Vs the Destruction of the Gold Sector $GLD, $SLV, $USD After about a year of behind-the-scenes work, billionaire hedge-fund manager John Paulson announced that he has formed a coalition with 15 other investors aimed at curbing years of what his fund has called value destruction in the gold sector. […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) VP of Global Supply Management Ankles the Ailing EV Maker

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) VP of Global Supply Management Ankles the Ailing EV Maker

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) VP of Global Supply Management Ankles the Ailing EV Maker $TSLA Liam O’Connor is another 1 of a of Tesla execs to exit due to current DOJ (criminal) and SEC investigative climate. Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is losing yet another executive in a string of departures going back months. This time, according to a report Thursday, […]

Cryptocurrencies are Becoming More Stable

Cryptocurrencies are Becoming More Stable

Cryptocurrencies are Becoming More Stable $BTC, $ETH Let’s examines Key factors in the growth of the cryptocurrency industry, and what regulators are doing to mitigate the risks It is an encouraging sign that the cryptocurrency community and regulators have been quick to evolve and respond to risks that have been identified in the market. For […]

Protecting Endangered Animal Species Cost US Taxpayers 100’s of Billions

Protecting Endangered Animal Species Cost US Taxpayers 100’s of Billions

Protecting Endangered Animal Species Cost US Taxpayers 100’s of Billions President Trump is moving to reform the ESA’s management of endangered species Democrats are slammed the President’s attempts to correct this over regulation. Factoring in the taxpayer cost of blocking dams, roads, pipelines Protecting endangered species likely costs the economy hundreds of billions of dollars […]

Naturally Increase Your Blood Flow, Eliminate Stress

Naturally Increase Your Blood Flow, Eliminate Stress

Naturally Increase Your Blood Flow, Eliminate Stress Most people rarely think about “blood flow” or “circulation” … Or what’s happening inside their veins and arteries because they think “well, my heart is pumping, I can see my veins… things must be working fine”. But this is not always the case and that’s why a heart attack […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Senior Management Team Ankling

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Senior Management Team Ankling

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Senior Management Team Ankling $TSLA, $GOOG Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk declared he is “flattening the management structure to improve communication, combining functions where sensible and trimming activities that are not vital to the success of our mission” as part of a sweeping reorganization of his flagging EV manufacturing company. The revelation came […]

Volkswagen (OTCMKT:VLKAY) Restructures its C-Suite and Brand Management

Volkswagen (OTCMKT:VLKAY) Restructures its C-Suite and Brand Management

Volkswagen (OTCMKT:VLKAY) Restructures its C-Suite and Brand Management $VLKAY Germany’s giant automaker Volkswagen (OTCMKT:VLKAY) is replacing CEO Matthias Mueller with core brand Boss Herbert Diess and announcing a new management structure the company said would enable faster decision-making as autonomous and EVs (electric cars) transform the industry. The company said in its statement Thursday that […]

Wealth Management 

Wealth Management 

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

Retail Investors Pouring Money Into Managed Wealth Solutions

Retail Investors Pouring Money Into Managed Wealth Solutions

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

President Trump Deserves ‘High Marks’ for Economic Policies

President Trump Deserves ‘High Marks’ for Economic Policies

President Trump Deserves ‘High Marks’ for Economic Policies $UBS President Donald Trump earned “high marks” from Swiss bank UBS for his economic achievements. “I think prior to his election, the prospects of tax reform, of regulatory relief, or any sort of sensible approach to infrastructure were off the table,” said Mike Ryan, UBS Wealth Management […]

Tesla (NYSE:TSLA) Racial Bias Lawsuits ‘Tearing Down Tesla’

Tesla (NYSE:TSLA) Racial Bias Lawsuits ‘Tearing Down Tesla’

Tesla (NYSE:TSLA) Racial Bias Lawsuits ‘Tearing Down Tesla’ $TSLA Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) is being accused of allowing its California production plant to become a “hotbed for racist behavior.” A racial discrimination lawsuit, filed Monday in California Superior Court in Oakland, said Black employees were addressed by racial slurs and company management ignored their complaints. The […]

Morningstar’s Fund Ratings are a Failure at Predicting Winners

Morningstar’s Fund Ratings are a Failure at Predicting Winners

Morningstar’s Fund Ratings are a Failure at Predicting Winners $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Those 5 Star ratings are meaningless predictors of future performance. Heffernan Capital Management does not buy or rely on any data published by Morningstar Morningstar Inc. a US publisher of mutual fund ratings that investors use to decide which investments to make, does […]

San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Mayor is ‘An Opportunistic Politician’

San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Mayor is ‘An Opportunistic Politician’

San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Mayor is ‘An Opportunistic Politician’ A back-and-forth war of words has erupted between US officials and San Juan’s Mayor in the wake of the storm that crippled Puerto Rico and left it without electricity as residents sought to recover from the hurricane damage. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, a member […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock Reissued a “Sell” Rating

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock Reissued a “Sell” Rating

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock Reissued a “Sell” Rating $TSLA, $GM, $VLKAY Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s stock had its “Sell” rating reissued by analysts at UBS AG in a report released Wednesday. According to Balance Sheet of TSLA, total cash on most recent Quarter is 4.01-B. “Bans of gas and diesel vehicles in Europe are on the distant […]

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 […]

The European Union is Failing, Why?

The European Union is Failing, Why?

The European Union is Failing, Why? What will the future of the European Union be?  Bruce Thornton projects a solution to their future that lies in the EU showing greater respect for the diversity of cultures of its member states. He states, “The challenge facing Europe today is not just reforming its economies or crafting saner immigration […]

Future Uncertain, as Speculators Pour Money into Cannabis Industry

Future Uncertain, as Speculators Pour Money into Cannabis Industry

Future Uncertain, as Speculators Pour Money into Cannabis Industry The adversarial stance of The Trump Administration’s toward cannabis has yellow lights flashing in the growing industry, but speculators’ money continues to pour in. Marijuana focused companies raised more than $731-M between 1 January and 21 April, an almost 7X increase from the same frame last […]

The US DOJ Defines Corporate Compliance

The US DOJ Defines Corporate Compliance

The US DOJ Defines Corporate Compliance …and the Art of Self Defense  In the span of the last 18 months, the topic of corporate compliance programs has gotten considerable attention from the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and now finally, DOJ has published significant details about how it is likely to measure the sufficiency of any […]

Exclusive Interview With founding CEO of Metalla Royalty & Streaming, LLC

Exclusive Interview With founding CEO of Metalla Royalty & Streaming, LLC

Exclusive Interview With founding CEO of Metalla Royalty & Streaming, LLC $EXCFF  $GG Tuesday, I sat down with Brett Heath, the founding President/Director of Metalla Royalty & Streaming, LLC (OTCMKT:EXCFF) to discuss the importance and benefits of his new enterprise to the industry, community and stakeholders in the world of precious metals mining, funding and production, […]

China’s Dalian Wanda Group Paying $1-B for Dick Clark Productions

China’s Dalian Wanda Group Paying $1-B for Dick Clark Productions

China’s Dalian Wanda Group Paying $1-B for Dick Clark Productions $AMC, $SNE China’s Dalian Wanda Group has added another entertainment trophy to its stable of overseas acquisitions, paying $1-B for Dick Clark Productions, the TV company that produces the Golden Globes and the “Miss America” pageant. Wanda is one of China’s most important conglomerates and […]

The Best Jobs for Your Personality Type

The Best Jobs for Your Personality Type

The Best Jobs for Your Personality Type Everyone has different strengths, weaknesses, and traits that lend to their success in different areas. Personally, I love the analytical, data-driven nature of my work. And, not to blow my own horn, but I’m not bad at what I do! But if you put me in another setting — say, a […]

BlackBerry’s (NASDAQ:BBRY) Newest Device is Not A Smartphone

BlackBerry’s (NASDAQ:BBRY) Newest Device is Not A Smartphone

BlackBerry’s (NASDAQ:BBRY) Newest Device is Not A Smartphone $BBRY, $VZ BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ:BBRY) found a customer for its fleet-tracking device called “BlackBerry Radar”, taking a 1st step into the market for monitoring cargo trucks and trains. The Waterloo, Ontario, Canada-based company will install 500 units of the BlackBerry Radar on trailers owned by Oakville, Ontario-based […]

Chinese Companies Taping ASEAN Market

Chinese Companies Taping ASEAN Market

Chinese Companies Taping ASEAN Market As more and more Chinese companies tap into the burgeoning Southeast Asian market, expert and company officials expect localization to be a Key aspect to boost industrial capacity cooperation between China and members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The long-time friendly ties and close neighborhood provide China […]

F1: “Be patient as Ferrari Formula One builds back up to winning form”

F1: “Be patient as Ferrari Formula One builds back up to winning form”

F1: “Be patient as Ferrari Formula One builds back up to winning form” $RACE Sebastian Vettel says he remains patient as Ferrari Formula 1 builds back up to winning form. Before the Summer break, Red Bull overtook Ferrari as the 2nd-fastest team behind Mercedes, just as news was confirmed that technical boss James Allison had left. […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Qualified 3rd and 4th on the Grid at Spa

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Qualified 3rd and 4th on the Grid at Spa

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Qualified 3rd and 4th on the Grid at Spa $RACE FLASH Update: Nico Rosberg MercedeaAMG on the Pole, 2nd Red Bull Max Verstappen, 3rd  Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen and Ferrari Sebastian Vettel 4th Ferrari has a new engine specification for this weekend in Belgium. The development follows a less than impressive mid-season period for […]

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: […]

David Copperfield Buys Home in Las Vegas for Record Price

David Copperfield Buys Home in Las Vegas for Record Price

David Copperfield Buys Home in Las Vegas for Record Price Local Las Vegas news sources reported that David Copperfield just closed on a luxury home in the Las Vegas Valley for the stunning price of $17.55-M the highest price ever paid for a Las Vegas residence on record. The 4-story home hadn’t been publicly listed. […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Chasing Ross Brawn for F1 Team Revival

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Chasing Ross Brawn for F1 Team Revival

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Chasing Ross Brawn for F1 Team Revival $RACE From Y;s 2000 through 2004 Ferrari was the most dominant team in Formula One racing. One reason was the driver Michael Schumacher. The other reason was the man behind The Scuderia, Ross Brawn. After Mr. Schumacher retired, Mr. Brawn moved to Honda just before they […]

22 Vets Commit Suicide Daily, is Medical Marijuana the Solution?

22 Vets Commit Suicide Daily, is Medical Marijuana the Solution?

22 Vets Commit Suicide Daily, is Medical Marijuana the Solution? Dr. Sue Sisley, a former Department of Veterans Affairs physician, has devoted her life to coming with an effective treatment for PTSD. But her  promising work is controversial and not without detractors. As one of the nation’s foremost scientific experts on medical marijuana, Dr. Sisley […]

Deadly Brushfires Haunt Western Australians

Deadly Brushfires Haunt Western Australians

Deadly Brushfires Haunt Western Australians The system for managing bushfires in WA (Western Australia) is “failing citizens and the government”, a special inquiry into the deadly Yarloop and Waroona blazes has concluded, and if change does not occur, “then the prospect of a future catastrophic bushfire event is increasingly likely”. Six months after the devastating bushfires […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The California legislature gets down to business, MM expansion bills become law in Colorado and Vermont, a “poison pill” California initiative fails to make the ballot, and more.  California Last Wednesday, the Senate approved a medical marijuana sales tax. The Senate Wednesday approved a bill imposing a 15% sales tax on medical […]

Donald Trump’s Campaign Comments Have Not Hurt His Businesses

Donald Trump’s Campaign Comments Have Not Hurt His Businesses

Donald Trump’s Campaign Comments Have Not Hurt His Businesses Lawyers for Donald Trump say the controversial comments he has been and continues to make while running for the GOP’s US Presidential nomination have caused business to increase at his hotels and their restaurants to grow, not shrink, just as Washington celebrity chef Jose Andres has […]

Managed Money Cautious, Capital Preservation Key

Managed Money Cautious, Capital Preservation Key

Managed Money Cautious, Capital Preservation Key $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The “new normal” led to the “new neutral” led to ‘insecure stability”. The world has entering a phase of rising risks as the effect of central-bank stimulus policies diminishes. “You can think of it as insecure stability,” Richard Clarida, Pimco’s global strategic adviser, said in […]

Saudi Arabia Engaged HSBC Banker to Manage Bond Sale

Saudi Arabia Engaged HSBC Banker to Manage Bond Sale

Saudi Arabia Engaged HSBC Banker to Manage Bond Sale Fahad Al Saif has become the 2nd HSBC banker to be appointed to a government role in recent months It was reported Tuesday that Saudi Arabia has engaged HSBC Holdings banker Fahad Al Saif to start a debt management office responsible for the Kingdom’s 1st international […]

Extreme Weather Strains Australian Firefighting Resources

Extreme Weather Strains Australian Firefighting Resources

Extreme Weather Strains Australian Firefighting Resources Australia’s firefighting resources will come under increasing strain as climate change causes Northern and Southern hemisphere bushfire seasons to overlap. Dozens of Australian firefighters have traveled to the United States to help fight more than 70 wildfires as the nation weathers one of its worst wildfire seasons in recent […]