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Saracen Minerals (SAR) Managing Director, Raleigh Finlayson

Executive Series 28 Nov 17: Saracen Minerals (SAR) Managing Director, Raleigh Finlayson In this short video Tom & Raleigh discuss; • the company’s latest drill results for its Carosue Dam operation.• progress of its Thunderbox project, including its underground project. YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/si54aWHekd0 To view more Executive Series interviews, visit:https://www.commsec.com.au/market-news/executive-series

Crowd Mobile (CM8) CEO, Domenic Carosa

Executive Series 29 Nov 17: Crowd Mobile (CM8) CEO, Domenic Carosa In this short video, Tom & Domenic discuss; • CM8’s digital marketing business through the use of social media influencers• Its digital currency strategy involving blockchain and a potential Initial Coin Offering (ICO) launch.• Growth strategy and focus in the European media market. YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/KQ9JsOBvoyw To view more…

US economy sees fastest growth in three years in third quarter

The US economy posted its fastest growth in three years in the third quarter, indicating a broad-based expansion is gaining momentum, according to official figures released Wednesday.The revised data surpassed President Donald Trump’s three percent target for the second time in a row, showing that back-to-back hurricanes in late summer barely left a scratch on…

Kazia Therapeutics (KZA) CEO & Managing Director, Dr James Garner

Executive Series: Kazia Therapeutics (KZA) CEO & Managing Director, Dr James Garner In this short video, Tom & James discuss; • Kazia’s recent name change from Novogen• Progress of its ovarian cancer and brain cancer drug trials YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/Pd55l3EC66A To view more Executive Series interviews, visit:https://www.commsec.com.au/market-news/executive-series

Court investigating whether Uber connived to cover its tracks

Uber, the ride-sharing giant hit with a number of scandals in recent months, is now suspected of operating a program to hide nefarious tactics.The start of a trial in Waymo’s suit against Uber over allegedly swiped self-driving car technology was put on hold this week while the court looked into whether evidence of a cover-up…

Fed survey shows signs of inflation, rising wages in US

US price pressures have strengthened and wages are showing some signs of life after an extended period of mysteriously low inflation, according to a Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday.The Fed’s so-called beige book survey, which gathers reports from businesses across the nation, offers another sign the central bank is likely to raise interest rates at…

IG Research – The long and the short of it

It’s been a funny old session with a number of markets showing a pick-up in range expansion.Naturally, we have to go to Bitcoin, as this has not only been the poster child of trend and momentum throughout 2017, and so often we see such punchy moves. Of course, liquidity is always at the heart of…

Bubble or brave new world? Bitcoin breaks $11,000 barrier

Bitcoin surged above $11,000 for the first time on Wednesday as it extends a stratospheric rise that has delighted investors but sparked fears of a bubble.The virtual currency achieved its first landmark of a historic day early in the Asian trading session, breaching $10,000 for the first time, according to Bloomberg News figures. The surged continued…

Britain ‘very close’ to agreeing Brexit bill

Britain is ‘very close’ to an agreement on its Brexit bill, the EU said Wednesday, but reports that the divorce settlement could be up to 55 billion euros have angered both Brexiteers and europhiles.Brussels said it wanted more progress on the key issues of the Irish border and the rights of European expats in Britain…

The lack of inflation is a global issue

The macro stability cocktail is a combination of decent growth, muted inflation and very gradual withdrawal of central bank accommodation.Well the Balinese volcano didn’t blow and neither has volatility in markets. In fact, key market measures of implied volatility continue to plumb new lows. Contributing to this is the synchronised nature of the global growth…