Mexico’s new president will probably keep its secretive billion-dollar oil hedge going

REUTERS/Henry Romero Mexico buys put options from US financial institutions on oil.  A change in government may see that hedge out soon.  Ultimately, it looks as if the hedging strategy will remain in place.  The Mexican oil hedge, or the Hacienda Hedge, is considered the biggest hedging bet on Wall Street as well as perhaps the […]

Going for the Gold: BMW Starlight Editions Get 24-Carat Paint Job

There have been more than a few special editions of the BMW the i3 and the i8, usually incorporating some kind of special paint scheme. We’ve seen the hybrid coupe in Protonic Frozen Black, Protonic Yellow, and Protonic Red in the past. But now BMW is tapping its paint partner Toplac to create something beyond the pale — a pair […]

Nasdaq is going after one of its biggest rivals with a new futures product that’ll take advantage of a $1 trillion shift in the economy

Thomson Reuters US Treasurys are heating up and now Nasdaq is launching a new futures product tied to the market to capitalize on a big shift.  The new derivative will pin it against its rival, CME Group.  US Treasurys are heating up, and now Nasdaq is launching a new product to capitalize on what could […]

Harry Kane ready to lead England to World Cup glory 'I feel I’m going to score every time'

The England captain has 13 goals in his last nine matches for club and country. And with five to his name already in Russia, he is firmly in the race to win the Golden Boot. That’s despite being rested for last Thursday’s 1-0 defeat by group winners Belgium in Kaliningrad. Kane, though, insists there is […]

What’s Going on with the ‘Star Wars’ Spin-Off Movies? New Development Details Emerge

Last week Star Wars fans heard the worrisome but unsurprising news that any future installments in the Star Wars Story spin-off banner from Lucasfilm were on hold. The news came in the wake of the less than satisfying box office performance of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which was meant to kick off an entire […]

What’s Going on With Cathay Pacific Award Availability?

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‘There’s going to be a massive party tonight’ – Schmeichel on Russia World Cup win

Denmark goalkeeping great Peter Schmeichel has predicted a “massive party” in Moscow after World Cup hosts Russia beat Egypt to all but book their place in the knockout stages for the very first time. Russia swept aside an Egypt team containing returning striker Mohamed Salah, running out 3-1 winners in front of 64,000 fans in […]

How To Raise Healthy, Happy Kids After Going Through a Divorce

I have had several friends vow to never marry in life because they were so traumatized by their parent’s divorce. Divorce can be extremely difficult on children. Many times they don’t understand why the divorce had to happen or they may blame themselves as the cause of the divorce. They can also develop a deep […]

The Trump administration keeps blaming ‘loopholes’ in immigration law for its family separation policy — here’s what’s really going on

Associated Press/Pablo Martinez Monsivais The Trump administration keeps falsely blaming its new family separation practice on current immigration law, and “loopholes” it says migrants are exploiting. Yet, as many critics of the Trump administration have pointed out, there is no law requiring migrant children be separated from their parents if they illegally cross the border. […]