Volatility Crossroad

Authored by Sven Henrich via NorthmanTrader.com,

I received a lot of questions on yesterday’s Charts that make you go: Hmmmm. That’ll teach me to post charts without commentary …

Hence let me offer some perspective on some of these charts and I w…

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CPN plans B100bn expansion

Central Pattana Plc (CPN), the SET-listed property and retail developer under Central Group, plans to spend 100 billion baht to expand its retail empire both at home and abroad over the next five years.

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Sansiri, Tokyu eye fourth joint venture

TOKYO: SET-listed developer Sansiri Plc and Tokyu Corporation, a major private Japanese railway firm, plan to develop a fourth joint venture condominium in Thailand worth 3 billion baht in Sri Racha.

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Auto market expands as demand roars

Thailand’s car market recorded aggressive growth for every brand during the first four months this year, reflecting a bullish market driven by optimistic economic sentiment.

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Ari BTS becomes a hot spot

Neighbourhoods along mass-transit lines that offer easy access to the central business district of Bangkok have long been a priority for property developers, especially those specialising in condominiums. Along the BTS, the area north of Victory Monume…

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Indigo from Isan to Leicester

Indigo-dyed garments, created for centuries by artisans of the Ban Na Kham community in the northeastern province of Nakhon Phanom, are being featured beyond their home turf after joining the shelves of the City Fanstore at King Power Stadium in Leices…

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IEA: Clean Energy Tech Falling Short Of Climate Goals

Most clean-energy technologies are not on track to meet the world’s long-term climate goals, make energy universally accessible, and significantly lower air pollution, with just 4 out of 38 techs on track to do this, the International Energy Agency (IE…

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High-speed airport link auction shapes up

The terms of reference (ToR) for the 224.54-billion-baht high-speed railway linking Don Mueang, Suvarnabhumi and U-tapao airports to serve the much-touted Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) scheme are scheduled to be unveiled today.

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Somkid: Oil prices won’t hurt GDP

Rising oil prices are unlikely to create a major headwind for the country’s ongoing economic growth, a sharp departure from the financial turbulence experienced after oil prices hit US$100 a barrel for the first time in 2008, says Deputy Prime Minister…

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IEA: Clean Energy Tech Falling Short Of Climate Goals

Most clean-energy technologies are not on track to meet the world’s long-term climate goals, make energy universally accessible, and significantly lower air pollution, with just 4 out of 38 techs on track to do this, the International Energy Agency (IE…

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IEA: Clean Energy Tech Falling Short Of Climate Goals

Most clean-energy technologies are not on track to meet the world’s long-term climate goals, make energy universally accessible, and significantly lower air pollution, with just 4 out of 38 techs on track to do this, the International Energy Agency (IE…

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Iran: Trump’s Sanctions Can’t Touch Our Oil

As the geopolitical drama between not only Iran and the U.S., but between the U.S. and its EU allies unfolds over Trump’s decision to pull out of the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, Iran is vowing that U.S. sanctions can’t touch its oil exports. Of course, …

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Iran Lists 7 Conditions To Remain In Nuclear Deal

Two days after US Secretary of State laid out 12 draconian conditions for the US enter into a new nuclear deal with Iran, among which that Tehran must stop enrichment of uranium and never pre-process plutonium, allow nuclear inspectors “unqualified acc…

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Norway’s Wealth Fund One Step Closer To Ditching Oil

The world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund, Norway’s US$1-trillion Government Pension Fund Global, has won support from top Norwegian economists and academics for its plan to dump oil and gas stocks. This non-binding support from Norway’s top universiti…

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Saudis Release Photo Of Crown Prince To Deny Rumors Of His Death

As wild speculation and questions abounded early this week over the whereabouts and status of Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) — with some going so far as to suggest he was assassinated during a palace shootout a month ago — Saudi Arabia tr…

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The Great Oz

Guest Post by Jeff Thomas For eight years (2008-2016), the US liberal media touted the brilliant accomplishments of the liberal president, whilst the conservative media groused that nothing he did was of value. Today, the conservative US media are touting the brilliant accomplishments of the conservative president, whilst the liberal media grouse that nothing he … Continue reading “The Great Oz”

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Oxford University criticized for failing on diversity

LONDON — Oxford University, one of the most prestigious universities in the world, came under renewed attack Wednesday for not doing enough to diversify its student body. Oxford is the alma mater of many in the British establishment: Indeed…

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China Set To Import More LNG From U.S.

China will take in more natural gas from the United States to satisfy growing domestic demand, a Chinese consultancy has said amid trade talks between Washington and Beijing seeking to settle differences about a major U.S. trade deficit with Asia’s sec…

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Why Southern Company Just Sold Billions In Prime Assets

On May 21, Southern Company, the utility holding company based in Atlanta, with core electric utility franchise areas in Georgia and Alabama, announced a multi-billion dollar asset sale with proceeds designated to pay down debt. The buyer is NextEra En…

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China Set To Import More LNG From U.S.

China will take in more natural gas from the United States to satisfy growing domestic demand, a Chinese consultancy has said amid trade talks between Washington and Beijing seeking to settle differences about a major U.S. trade deficit with Asia’s sec…

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The “Trend Is Your Friend” Until It’s Not…

Authored by Michael Lebowitz via RealInvestmentAdvice,com,

Before February 2018, the S&P 500 was positive for a record 15 months in a row. Despite the seemingly perfect track record, a series of daily record highs, and unprecedented levels of positive…

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