EU Bosses “a bit negative, but we will get to a deal”–UK PM Johnson

EU Bosses “a bit negative, but we will get to a deal”–UK PM Johnson

The EU is being “a bit negative” about the prospects of reaching a BREXIT but it can be done, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Tuesday. The bloc earlier rebuffed Mr. Johnson’s demand that it reopen the BREXIT deal, saying Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to the backstop, an agreed insurance policy […]

The ‘Inverted Yield Curb’ Explained

The ‘Inverted Yield Curb’ Explained

Traders and investors have been asking what is the “inverted yield curve”, this unusual bond market phenom came on briefly last week for the 1st time in over 12 years and shook Wall Street with talk that an economic downturn was imminent. Following a tweet from President Trump referencing the “CRAZY INVERTED YIELD CURVE!”, the […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AMAT, $ARMK, $ARCC, $CVX, $DE, $XOM, $HL Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Tuesday, as follows: Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) was reiterated as […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rallying Treasury yields and China trade news provided the early catalyst

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rallying Treasury yields and China trade news provided the early catalyst

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rallying Treasury yields and China trade news provided the early catalyst The stock market rally added to its recent gains early Monday, as the Dow Jones industrials at one point gained more than 250 points. Rallying Treasury yields and China trade news provided the early catalyst. Dow Jones stock Apple (AAPL) — along with investment banks Goldman Sachs (GS) and JPMorgan (JPM) […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) trading at valuations nearly as rich as they have ever traded

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) trading at valuations nearly as rich as they have ever traded

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) trading at valuations nearly as rich as they have ever traded The outlook for US technology stocks is more nuanced. Apple and Microsoft’s near trillion-dollar valuations rest on “aggressive, not implausible, assumptions”. Others, such as Amazon, “might or might not currently qualify as bubble stocks; we could make the case either way”. However, like Tesla, […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) scored their third straight rally as investors grew increasingly optimistic about a potential resolution to the the trade war

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) scored their third straight rally as investors grew increasingly optimistic about a potential resolution to the the trade war

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) scored their third straight rally as investors grew increasingly optimistic about a potential resolution to the the trade war The Dow soared Monday and US stocks scored their third straight rally as investors grew increasingly optimistic about a potential resolution to the the trade war and a limit to its […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) offers no-contract solar panel rentals

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) offers no-contract solar panel rentals

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) offers no-contract solar panel rentals Tesla Inc.’s latest bid to revive its foundering solar division may sound familiar: rentals. The Palo Alto company is now offering panel packages with “no long term contract” as part of a relaunch announced Sunday by Chief Executive Elon Musk. But there would be a $1,500 charge […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) among the top stocks to consider with a three-to-five-year investment horizon

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) among the top stocks to consider with a three-to-five-year investment horizon

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) among the top stocks to consider with a three-to-five-year investment horizon Even as the global economy weakens, there are opportunities to add stocks in a long-term portfolio. Alibaba Group(NYSE: BABA ) is among the top stocks to consider with a three-to-five-year investment horizon. This coverage on Alibaba stock will discuss the factors that […]

United States Oil (USO) poses threat to Mideast sellers

United States Oil (USO) poses threat to Mideast sellers

United States Oil (USO) poses threat to Mideast sellers The rivalry between U.S. and Middle Eastern oil producers has jumped up a notch as American crude makes its way right to the heart of Asia, the world’s most-prized energy market. Royal Dutch Shell Plc has offered a cargo of U.S. West Texas Intermediate Midland crude […]

Fabrinet (NYSE:FN) stock plunges after earnings forecast comes in lower than expectations

Fabrinet (NYSE:FN) stock plunges after earnings forecast comes in lower than expectations

Fabrinet (NYSE:FN) stock plunges after earnings forecast comes in lower than expectations Fabrinet FN, +1.60% shares dove in extended trading Monday after the fiber-optics company suggested its first-quarter performance will not live up to analysts’ expectations. In a fiscal fourth-quarter earnings report, Fabrinet on Monday afternoon reported net income of $33 million, or 88 cents […]

Egypt’s oasis and their mysterious legendary mounts

Egypt’s oasis and their mysterious legendary mounts

The mixing tales of legends and rituals coincide with holidays and celebrations, creating an Egyptian legend called Siwa Oasis. The oasis, located in the heart of the Egyptian desert, boasts many myths that bring special charm to this picturesque spot. The most famous of these legends is the story of the people of the oasis. […]

Ethereum: USD/ETH (ETH=) Reclaims Position Above $200 After Finding Strong Support at $185

Ethereum: USD/ETH (ETH=) Reclaims Position Above $200 After Finding Strong Support at $185

Ethereum: USD/ETH (ETH=) Reclaims Position Above $200 After Finding Strong Support at $185 At the time of writing, Ethereum is trading up over 2% at its current price of $200.85, which marks a significant increase from its recent lows of $180 that were set at the time when Bitcoin faced a sharp sell-off that sent it reeling to lows […]

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) blames slowdown on softening macroeconomy

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) blames slowdown on softening macroeconomy

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) blames slowdown on softening macroeconomy Chinese search engine giant Baidu reported better-than-expected second quarter earnings on Monday, sending shares in the Nasdaq-listed company 8.4% higher in after-hours trading despite a 62% fall in profit. The company said it managed to gain ground in video streaming despite stiff competition from short-video app TikTok, […]

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) jumps on ‘outstanding’ earnings beat, positive outlook

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) jumps on ‘outstanding’ earnings beat, positive outlook

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) jumps on ‘outstanding’ earnings beat, positive outlook Estee Lauder is having a great year, and it expects the next one to be just as good. Shares of the company jumped more than 7% in early trading Monday after it posted a solid earnings beat for fiscal fourth quarter 2019. […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) have axed around 1,000 accounts to stop the spread of misinformation amid the Hong Kong protests

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) have axed around 1,000 accounts to stop the spread of misinformation amid the Hong Kong protests

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) have axed around 1,000 accounts to stop the spread of misinformation amid the Hong Kong protests Twitter and Facebook have axed around 1,000 accounts to stop the spread of misinformation amid the Hong Kong protests. Twitter told the BBC it removed 936 accounts from mainland China which it said were being used to ‘sow political […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) broke the $10,600 resistance area

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) broke the $10,600 resistance area

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) broke the $10,600 resistance area Bitcoin maintained its bullish momentum on Tuesday in Asia. Reports that a crypto exchange startup is considering raising more than $100 million in an IPO received some attention. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency prices were supported this week by news that Bakkt, a subsidiary of the Intercontinental Exchange, was given […]

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Graduation Ceremony

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Graduation Ceremony

Members of Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s class of 2023 received monogrammed white coats and stethoscopes last week in a ceremony marked with pride and reminders of responsibility as they embark on their lifelong journey of medical education. The “On Becoming a Physician” ceremony, part of the 183 students’ week-long orientation to Einstein, featured remarks from Einstein […]

America’s Fast Growing Private Companies Inc. 5000 Awards Beauty Barrage

America’s Fast Growing Private Companies Inc. 5000 Awards Beauty Barrage

Inc. magazine today revealed that Beauty Barrage is No. 1143 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, […]

Scientist Get Closer To The Cause of Stuttering Through Mice Tests

Scientist Get Closer To The Cause of Stuttering Through Mice Tests

Researchers believe that stuttering – a potentially lifelong and debilitating speech disorder – stems from problems with the circuits in the brain that control speech, but precisely how and where these problems occur is unknown. Using a mouse model of stuttering, scientists report that a loss of cells in the brain called astrocytes are associated […]

UK Does Not Want to Import Europe’s Failure

UK Does Not Want to Import Europe’s Failure

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn called on Monday for a general election to try to end the Brexit impasse, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson came under pressure to recall parliament. Corbyn hates democracy and has embraced communism, he is now attempting to derail Brexit. Corbyn said his Labour Party would offer a second referendum on […]

UAE Gathers To Talk Finance Future

UAE Gathers To Talk Finance Future

The International Banking Conference due on September 23 is chiefly intended to yield a comprehensive view of the industry’s future and enrich dialogue with progressive and profound ideas, said Kuwait’s top governor.The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) is keen on securing the participation of experts in different aspects and fields of banking and finance, CBK […]

US Bacteria Infecting Lungs – FDA Quickly Approves Xenleta For Treatment

US Bacteria Infecting Lungs – FDA Quickly Approves Xenleta For Treatment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Xenleta (lefamulin) to treat adults with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia. “This new drug provides another option for the treatment of patients with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia, a serious disease,” said Ed Cox, M.D., M.P.H., director of FDA’s Office of Antimicrobial Products. “For managing this serious disease, it is important for […]

US Congress To Play a Part In The Next Moon Landing – NASA

US Congress To Play a Part In The Next Moon Landing – NASA

Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, U.S. Senator Rob Portman and U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Ohio Wednesday, Aug. 21, as they visit the agency’s Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field in Cleveland and Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio, to view progress on the agency’s Artemis program. They will begin at Lewis Field at 9:30 a.m. EDT for a tour of Glenn’s Electric Propulsion […]

Sri Lanka Army Postpones Conference Over IHL Violation Accusations Towards Their Commander

Sri Lanka Army Postpones Conference Over IHL Violation Accusations Towards Their Commander

The Army announced that a press conference scheduled to take place tomorrow on an annual defence seminar had been postponed indefinitely. The announcement came as the international community and local activists expressed outrage over the appointment of the new Army Commander. The Army had earlier said that a press conference will be held tomorrow (Tuesday) […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Up, Crude Oil Steady, Stocks Up Note: The immediate focus shifts to the minutes of the Fed’s last meeting due Wednesday. Traders are also keenly waiting on the Fed’s Jackson Hole seminar and a Group of Seven summit this weekend for clues on what additional […]

Germany Homes Syrian Refugees

Germany Homes Syrian Refugees

Amman, Aug 19 (Petra) Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Ayman Safadi on Monday discussed with German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer the latest regional developments, including the Palestinian issue, and ways to enhance Jordanian-German ties and coordination on these challenges. Safadi told a joint press conference with the German minister after the meeting that Jordan […]

Juddmonte International Star In The Making

Juddmonte International Star In The Making

Lord Glitters has not raced beyond nine furlongs in Britain. Picture: Racingfotos.com David O’Meara believes his Royal Ascot hero Lord Glitters will not be betrayed by a lack of stamina when he contests the £1 million Juddmonte International Stakes over an extended mile-and-a-quarter at York on Wednesday, a race that forms part of the Middle Distance category […]

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 […]

Jeffrey Epstein Dead Before he Could Testify Against Clinton

Jeffrey Epstein Dead Before he Could Testify Against Clinton

 Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein wrote a will two days before he died, putting his $578 million in assets into a trust with unnamed beneficiaries, the New York Post reported Monday well may have been in fear of his life as the possibility loomed of him being forced to testify against longtime pal Bill Clinton. Epstein, […]

Capital ‘Flying’ from Hong Kong

Capital ‘Flying’ from Hong Kong

$USD $HKD Residents of Hong Kong are swapping their Hong Kong dollars for other currencies as political unrest affects the local currency, the WS-J reports. Hong Kong’s currency sharply weakened against the USD starting last July, which analysts partly attribute to outflows.  The FT reports Hong Kong’s 10 richest people lost about $15-B since that time. […]

Have Google, Facebook and Amazon Violated Antitrust Law or Just Political Targets

Have Google, Facebook and Amazon Violated Antitrust Law or Just Political Targets

Top prosecutors from a group of US states are readying a joint investigation into whether major technology firms have violated antitrust law, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The alliance of state attorneys general could formally announce next month that they are delving into whether leading internet firms and technology platforms have used their clout […]

Google, Facebook, and Amazon Opposed To The French Digital Tax

Google, Facebook, and Amazon Opposed To The French Digital Tax

American tech giants Amazon, Facebook and Google joined forces on Monday to decry the French digital tax as retroactive and discriminatory. President Donald Trump is considering retaliating against the tax — approved July 11 — with punitive tariffs on French wine imports, prompting an investigation by the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR). The […]

Arqana’s First Million Sale

Arqana’s First Million Sale

The first million sale at the 2019 Arqana August Yearling Sale came courtesy of Ecurie des Monceaux and Lady O’Reilly’s Galileo colt out of Prudente, a full-sister to the dam of Irish Oaks heroine Chicquita (Montjeu). At a bid of €1.5million, the successful buyer was Japanese trainer Mitsu Nakauchida, much to his delight, as he later explained, […]

Sharks Become Endangered – CITES Meeting To Discuss Future Policies

Sharks Become Endangered – CITES Meeting To Discuss Future Policies

The future survival of 18 shark and ray species will be debated during the 18th Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Conference of the Parties (CoP) from August 17 to 28 in Geneva, Switzerland. An unprecedented number of governments are in support of new protections for 18 shark and ray species, whose populations are […]

Putin and Marcon To Seek Common Goals

Putin and Marcon To Seek Common Goals

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called on Europe to seek common goals, “which look unachievable today but may become inevitable tomorrow,” Trend reports citing TASS. “As far as the outlook for creating a common Europe from Lisbon to Vladivostok is concerned, it is not our idea. General de Gaulle voiced it a while ago. He […]

Chinese Tourism Spreads To Turkey

Chinese Tourism Spreads To Turkey

Some 40,400 tourists from China visited Turkey in June 2019, which is 26.46 percent more compared to the same period last year, the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism told Trend. Chinese airlines are resuming their flights to the country and new ones are entering the Turkish market. The two countries are working to increase […]

A Renewable Energy Solution and Dilemma

A Renewable Energy Solution and Dilemma

The Neutrino Energy Group cooperates with a worldwide team of scientists and various international research centers, which deal with application research, the conversion of invisible radiation spectra of the sun, among other things, such as neutrinos (high-energy particles, which ceaselessly reach the Earth) in electric power. ​Everyone agrees that renewable energy is the way of […]

India’s Economic Stability Threatened Due To Floodings

India’s Economic Stability Threatened Due To Floodings

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

Make America Great Again – Foundation Provides Kids With Toys For The Holidays

Make America Great Again – Foundation Provides Kids With Toys For The Holidays

 The Toy Foundation has pledged to impact thousands of children in need living in all 50 states with its new “Holiday Toys Across America” initiative, in partnership with Delivering Good. Throughout the year and leading up to the holiday season, toys will be distributed to a network of charitable agencies in every single state and the District of […]

Climate Change To Lengthen Allergy Season

Climate Change To Lengthen Allergy Season

Every year, without fail, summer brings changes to our surroundings: more sunlight, heat, greenness, and flowers, among many others. For some people, these changes also mean increasing physical discomfort because along with the flowers, trees and grass come pollen. The discomfort caused by pollen can be felt by many people, like watery eyes or a […]

Actors Without Oscars

Actors Without Oscars

Despite being an established actor in Hollywood, there was one jinx that haunted Leonard DiCapriofor long: He couldn’t win an Academy Award, in spite of getting nominated for a stunning six times. He finally broke that curse in 2016. However, there are many other deserving actors who couldn’t break that loop, and remain without an […]

The History To Labor Day

The History To Labor Day

Labor Day is a U.S. national holiday held the first Monday every September. Unlike most U.S. holidays, it is a strange celebration without rituals, except for shopping and barbecuing. For most people, it simply marks the last weekend of summer and the start of the school year. The holiday’s founders in the late 1800senvisioned something […]

AG Post Earnings Dip – Time To Buy

AG Post Earnings Dip – Time To Buy

Ag Growth (TSX:AFN) is a Winnipeg-based company that is engaged in the planning, engineering, and manufacturing of solutions and systems for the agricultural sector. Shares have dropped 18.6% over the past month as of close on August 16. The stock has fallen 4.7% in 2019. The company released its second quarter 2019 results on August […]

China plans to make Shenzhen a ‘better place’ than Hong Kong

China plans to make Shenzhen a ‘better place’ than Hong Kong

China’s government has unveiled plans to boost the mainland city of Shenzhen and make it into what state media called a “better place” than neighbouring Hong Kong, following another huge pro-democracy rally in the semi-autonomous financial hub. Weeks of rallies, demonstrations, and occupations have plunged Hong Kong into crisis — which Beijing is now framing […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) becoming more and more appealing to investors as safe haven assets

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) becoming more and more appealing to investors as safe haven assets

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) becoming more and more appealing to investors as safe haven assets As escalating trade tensions between the US and China have whipsawed markets and stoked fears of an economic recession, some investors are seeing cryptocurrencies in a new light. Bitcoin in particular has become more appealing to investors because it’s not directly exposed […]

Removing South Africa’s Two-Tier Healthcare System

Removing South Africa’s Two-Tier Healthcare System

Performance in South Africa’s two-tier health system – the public and the private – has been worsening for some time. Politicians have attempted to attribute the decline in the public sector to a myriad of ills, none of their making. These include migrants; insufficient funds; insufficient staff; medical schemes; lawyers suing them for medical negligence; […]

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) Investors awaited further market direction amid global uncertainty

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) Investors awaited further market direction amid global uncertainty

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) Investors awaited further market direction amid global uncertainty Bursa Malaysia wrapped up the day mixed after a range-bound trading day, as investors awaited further market direction amid global uncertainty. The benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia (FBM KLCI) ended 2.77 points lower at 1,596.45, after trading between 1,594.84 and 1,602.03 throughout the […]

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) on the rise, yet bears could come back in once more

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) on the rise, yet bears could come back in once more

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) on the rise, yet bears could come back in once more The DAX has been on the rise since Thursday’s low, with the index rising into the 76.4% Fibonacci resistance level this morning. With the continued creation of lower highs in play, this looks like a prime candidate for a reversal. As such, a […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) weakens as Trump plays down US recession fears

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) weakens as Trump plays down US recession fears

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) weakens as Trump plays down US recession fears The GBP/USD exchange rate is currently trading at $1.2110, down around 0.3 percent from this morning’s opening rate.The US dollar is trending higher this afternoon after US President Donald Trump played down fears for a US recession in 2020. Speaking to reporters on […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) potential for return back down to 2019 lows

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) potential for return back down to 2019 lows

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) potential for return back down to 2019 lows The Euro-to-Dollar rate is trading at around 1.1088 at the start of the new week, after falling 0.97% in the week before. Studies of the charts are showing the short-term trend has flipped again and probably begun to decline, and this suggests more downside […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) starting to face a bit of resistance

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) starting to face a bit of resistance

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) starting to face a bit of resistance The US dollar has rallied a bit against the Japanese yen during the trading session on Monday, but then is starting to face a bit of resistance in the form of the ¥107 level. I think at this point the market is going to continue […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stock dividends payout slides

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stock dividends payout slides

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stock dividends payout slides Decleration in the world economy is beginning to take its toll on dividend payouts around the world, according to the latest Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index. In Singapore, US$3.8 billion of dividends were paid out in the second quarter of 2019, US$500 million lower than the US$4.3 billion […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) traders and investors risk appetite has up-ticked

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) traders and investors risk appetite has up-ticked

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) traders and investors risk appetite has up-ticked Gold and silver prices are lower in midday U.S. trading Monday, as trader and investor risk appetite has up-ticked markedly to start the trading week. However, prices of both metals have moved well up from their daily lows. December gold futures were last down $11.30 an […]

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, […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares climb on China stimulus move

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares climb on China stimulus move

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares climb on China stimulus move Asian shares climbed Monday, as investors embraced a move by China that could help lower borrowing rates for companies, and signals that trade talks between Washington and Beijing could be improving. On Saturday, the People’s Bank of China unveiled a key interest rate reform aimed […]

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 […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance $1,546.10

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance $1,546.10

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance $1,546.10 Technically, December gold futures prices closed near mid-range today. The bulls still have the solid overall near-term technical advantage. A 2.5-month-old uptrend is in place on the daily bar chart. There are still no significant, early chart clues to suggest a market top is close at hand. Gold bulls’ […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) Investors remain cautious

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) Investors remain cautious

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) Investors remain cautious The FTSE 100 closed up 72.50 points at 7189.65 and the pound was at $1.21 against the dollar. Investors remain cautious as they continue to juggle a lethal cocktail of US-China trade wars, tensions in Hong Kong, a slowing global economy, uncertainty in Italy and Brexit.  Meanwhile, the […]

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) rise marked by grinding price action, may fail

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) rise marked by grinding price action, may fail

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) rise marked by grinding price action, may fail The U.S. Dollar has been rallying against the Canadian Dollar since last month, but the rise in USDCAD hasn’t been particularly strong and has slowed even further in recent sessions. Sluggish price action suggests a break to the downside could soon be in the works. But before […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) support build from 0.6750

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) support build from 0.6750

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) support build from 0.6750 I had looked at this one in this week’s Technical Forecast, asking the question as to whether the Aussie has finally found some element of support. It’s been a brutal year, to be sure, and this extends a bearish run that started in January of 2018 when the […]

The Huge Managed Money Has More Faith in Stocks Than Bonds

The Huge Managed Money Has More Faith in Stocks Than Bonds

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) investment management unit oversees about $1.7-T. and while it is still waiting for better entry levels to buy the dip, it continues to favor equities and credit over government bonds in a rejection of growing fears of an imminent recession. Goldie expects the Fed to lower rates […]

1931 Bentley 8 Litre Named Best of Show at the 69th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

1931 Bentley 8 Litre Named Best of Show at the 69th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

1950–2019: AN UNMATCHED TRADITION OF AUTOMOTIVE EXCELLENCE 1931 Bentley 8 Litre Named Best of Show at the69th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2019 Charitable Donations Surpass $2 Million 1931 Bentley 8 Litre Gurney Nutting Sports TourerShown by The Hon. Sir Michael Kadoorie Of Note: The stars of Friday’s auctions were the 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB […]

Jackson Hole is the Perfect Place for Chairman Powell to Declare a Fed Rate Cut

Jackson Hole is the Perfect Place for Chairman Powell to Declare a Fed Rate Cut

Fed Chairman Powell opens the central bank’s annual Jackson Hole symposium Friday with a speech on the challenges for monetary policy. A deglobalization shock ignited by President Trump’s trade policy; super low interest rates, including $16.7-N in negative-yielding bonds; a never-ending presidential assault on the Fed; and a rising risk of a US and worldwide […]

President Trump Urges Fed Rate Cut of 100 Bpts, the Market is Giving Chairman Powell Little Choice

President Trump Urges Fed Rate Cut of 100 Bpts, the Market is Giving Chairman Powell Little Choice

Monday, President Trump stepped up his assault on the Fed, urging it to cut interest rates by a full percentage point to aid global growth while complaining the “dollar is so strong that it is sadly hurting other parts of the world.” “The Fed Rate, over a fairly short period of time, should be reduced […]

Crude Oil Prices Strengthen

Crude Oil Prices Strengthen

Gulf tensions: Crude oil prices have strengthened this morning, with ICE Brent up more than 1% at the time of writing. This follows a drone attack on the Shaybah field in Saudi Arabia over the weekend. Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for the attack. A fire was extinguished at a gas processing plant, however, the […]

Britain and EU Brexit Agreements

Britain and EU Brexit Agreements

A no-deal Brexit on October 31 could cause food, fuel and medicine shortages. According to government assessments leaked to the press. Despite Prime Minister Boris Johnson ramping up preparations in his first weeks in office. Johnson ordered government departments to “turbo-charge” contingency planning after taking power on July 24. Promising “all necessary funding” beyond the […]

Vodafone Qatar Now Offers Easy 5G Smart Home Products

Vodafone Qatar Now Offers Easy 5G Smart Home Products

Vodafone Qatar continues to drive digital innovation in the country, with the launch of its latest smart home solution—GigaHome Smart — that features a number of smart products including smart light bulbs, smart sensors and smart plugs. To celebrate the launch of GigaHome Smart, new customers who subscribe to a GigaHome plan are offered a […]

LA and Doha Painting Streets To Reduce Temperatures

LA and Doha Painting Streets To Reduce Temperatures

A blue road near Souq Waqif has been intriguing visitors for some time. Now, Ashghal has come out with an explanation for the colourful pavement on parts of Abdullah bin Jassim Street by Souq Waqif it is a ‘pilot project for cool pavement’.  The nice-looking 200-metre blue surface is part of an experimental project to […]

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 […]

Olympics Unfortunate Moments

Olympics Unfortunate Moments

The Olympics is the greatest sporting event and spectacle on the globe. The event consists of a number of sports as athletes from around the world compete for the ultimate glory, for themselves and their nation. While it does produce a number of top performances, there have been some embarrassing moments as well, as we […]

CBD Lip Balm Passes European Union Compliance – Strong Market Growth Expected

CBD Lip Balm Passes European Union Compliance – Strong Market Growth Expected

Yield Growth Announces its Lip Balm with Hemp Oil Passes European Union Compliance Review and 250,000 Units now being Manufactured Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – August 19, 2019) – The Yield Growth Corp. (CSE: BOSS) (OTCQB: BOSQF) (FSE: YG3) is pleased to announce that its Urban Juve Lip Balm with Hemp Oil can now be […]

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 […]

Sleeping Beauty Ballet To Be Held In St. Petersburg, Russia

Sleeping Beauty Ballet To Be Held In St. Petersburg, Russia

Azerbaijan’s Honored Artist Teymur Asgarov will perform in Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s “The Sleeping Beauty” ballet to be staged at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg on November 10. The Azerbaijani ballet star will play the role of Prince Desire, Azertag reported. Asgarov has been working in the Mariinsky Theater since 2011. He is a winner of the “Spirit […]

EU Tech EcoSystem To Compete With US – NJF Capital

EU Tech EcoSystem To Compete With US – NJF Capital

Europe’s tech ecosystem is becoming a worthy rival to the US thanks to a recent boom in tech and start-up entrepreneurship. Investors such as NJF Capital are seizing the opportunity to work with these exciting new disruptors. We often think of unicorn companies as a Silicon Valley phenomenon, but in 2018 alone, 17 European companies achieved […]

UAE’s Year Of Tolerance Sparks Global Initiatives

UAE’s Year Of Tolerance Sparks Global Initiatives

The Year of Tolerance in the UAE has gained both local and international significance, due to the launch of initiatives that aim to support the country’s long-term efforts to promote tolerance around the world, in coordination with relevant international bodies. In this report, the Emirates News Agency, WAM, highlights the UAE’s key local and global […]

Dubai Climbs To Become Most Visited Global Destination

Dubai Climbs To Become Most Visited Global Destination

Dubai welcomed 8.36 million international overnight visitors in the first six months (January-June) of 2019, posting a positive three percent in tourism volume growth compared to the same period last year, according to the latest data released by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai Tourism. The new figures reinforce the continued strength of […]

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 […]

Solar Power Farms Continue To Spread Across The Globe

Solar Power Farms Continue To Spread Across The Globe

Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, announced that a 100.1 MWp solar plant utilizing the Company’s 1500Vdc central inverter solutions came online in Cafayate, Salta Province, Argentina, demonstrating the Company’s dedicated contribution to the largest solar plant in one of LATAM’s most booming solar energy regions. The project is located in Cafayate, a region […]

United States Oil (USO) Recession Fears Kept Lid on Prices

United States Oil (USO) Recession Fears Kept Lid on Prices

United States Oil (USO) Recession Fears Kept Lid on Prices Recession fears were raised earlier in the week after the bond market flashed a troubling signal about the U.S. economy. This increased worries over lower future demand. The fears were triggered when the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note briefly broke below the two […]

Hong Kong’s political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA)

Hong Kong’s political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA)

Hong Kong’s political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Hong Kong’s political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on the timing of its planned US$15 billion listing in the city, with sources saying China’s biggest e-commerce company is now considering several timetables. New York-listed Alibaba was […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) price climbed above the $10,200 and $10,300 resistance levels to start a decent recovery

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) price climbed above the $10,200 and $10,300 resistance levels to start a decent recovery

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) price climbed above the $10,200 and $10,300 resistance levels to start a decent recovery Bitcoin is down about 1.81% from the previous day, putting its price at $10,212.66 US dollars at the time of this writing. The past 24 hours mark a reversal in price from the day prior. It should be […]

Coronet set to bow out on QIPCO British Champions Day

Coronet set to bow out on QIPCO British Champions Day

Mare will have her final race at Ascot on October 19 after gaining a second Group One success in France. Coronet is set to have the final run of her career on QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot on October 19 after providing John Gosden and Frankie Dettori with yet another Group One winner in […]

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) managed to defy the odds during its fiscal second quarter with earnings and revenue that came in higher than expected

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) managed to defy the odds during its fiscal second quarter with earnings and revenue that came in higher than expected

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) managed to defy the odds during its fiscal second quarter with earnings and revenue that came in higher than expected Still reeling from the fallout of the cryptocurrency boom, Nvidia Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) managed to defy the odds during its fiscal second quarter with earnings and revenue that came in higher than […]

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) Flawless balance sheet and good value

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) Flawless balance sheet and good value

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) Flawless balance sheet and good value BIDU’s share price is trading below its true value according to its price-to-earnings ratio of 11.65x compared to its industry as well as the wider stock market, so potential investors can purchase the stock below its value. BIDU’s strong financial health means that all of its […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Huawei Technologies could replace Google’s Android on devices

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Huawei Technologies could replace Google’s Android on devices

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Huawei Technologies could replace Google’s Android on devices Google stock slipped on Friday as smartphone maker Huawei Technologies debuted in-house software that could replace Google’s Android on devices. After popping on parent Alphabet‘s (GOOGL) second-quarter earnings, Google stock retreated close to its 50-day moving average. China’s Huawei showcased its “HarmonyOS” operating system Friday […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) prepares for a volatile day

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) prepares for a volatile day

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) prepares for a volatile day Stock’s ended Friday’s trading session higher, ending a wild week for Wall Street featuring gains and losses, which see-sawed each session. This behavior suggests investors are grappling between headline-driven events (whether bond yields or tariffs) and the potential risks those offer towards the present. The major averages […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) to expect third-quarter revenue between $815 million and $875 million

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) to expect third-quarter revenue between $815 million and $875 million

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) to expect third-quarter revenue between $815 million and $875 million Shares of Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) climbed 21.2% in July, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence, after the short-form social networking site delivered stronger-than-expected second-quarter results. To be sure, after drifting higher early in the month leading up to its July […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Desperate for Demand

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Desperate for Demand

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Desperate for Demand The only logical explanation for the 180-degree turn on free charging is that Tesla is desperate to sell Model X and Model S vehicles. As bears have argued for months, the low-margin Model 3 is eating into demand for these more profitable models. Model S registrations were down 54% […]

NJF Capital: The Rise of the Eurocorn: Europe’s Billion-dollar Businesses

NJF Capital: The Rise of the Eurocorn: Europe’s Billion-dollar Businesses

Europe’s tech ecosystem is becoming a worthy rival to the US thanks to a recent boom in tech and start-up entrepreneurship. Investors such as NJF Capital are seizing the opportunity to work with these exciting new disruptors. We often think of unicorn companies as a Silicon Valley phenomenon, but in 2018 alone, 17 European companies […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Fake batteries cause problems

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Fake batteries cause problems

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Fake batteries cause problems Fake replica batteries that look authentic are a growing problem not only for Apple, but for many electronics companies, said Nadim Maluf, CEO of Qnovo, which makes software that monitors the health and flow of power inside batteries for devices including Android phones. “In China, people are amazingly […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) accused in a lawsuit of failing to warn users about the dangers of its single sign-on

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) accused in a lawsuit of failing to warn users about the dangers of its single sign-on

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) accused in a lawsuit of failing to warn users about the dangers of its single sign-on Facebook – Facebook was accused in a lawsuit of failing to warn users about the dangers of its single sign-on tool, which can be used to access third party apps and services using Facebook login credentials. Single […]