Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Kittiwake’s complexities worth it

The ex-USS Kittiwake will be sunk off West Bay in December. It’s considered to be the biggest diving boost for Cayman since Stingray City was established.

Sports Cycling and Cayman a marketing match?

Although cycling may be associated with big mountains, Cayman’s excellent winter weather, as well as proximity to the United States, makes it an interesting alternative for early season team building camps for the world’s top professional teams.

Weathering the storm in volatile stock markets

For the last several years, stock volatility had become all but a distant memory.

Is it time to worry about equities?

After a phenomenal 2018 start, U.S. equity markets caused a bit of a commotion in early February, giving up all gains to-date.

Legends championships: Tennis great Jim Courier says Cayman wins the advantage

Former world number one tennis player Jim Courier is known for his impressive work ethic, practicing above and beyond what is expected of him, and his efforts have paid off with a remarkable career in the sport. Sometimes, though, things just happen by chance.

Stop the extreme solutions

Right now immigration is a particularly difficult issue. Employment issues are always exacerbated when the economy is slow.

Endurance counts for dividend funds

According to Fidelity International estimates, companies in the U.S., Japan and Europe will pay US$1.24 trillion in dividends to their shareholders in 2016, a distribution policy that is very welcome in the current low or even negative interest environment.

Aces back at The Ritz-Carlton

World class masters tennis players are back next month. Tennis fans get their annual treat when the Legends Championships resume at Cayman’s Ritz-Carlton soon. Past...

Big changes on the ımmigratıon front

Cayman looks for a major shift in its immigration policies, going away from 40 years of appointed boards controlling the system.

Free cash flow: Formula for investment success

Buying shares with the help of cash flow as a selection criterion has delivered convincing results in the past. This trend is likely to continue in an environment of low growth – and low interest-rates.

Miller’s marathon task

Running a marathon that stretches over 26.2 miles used to be the average weekend warrior’s ultimate sporting goal. As overall fitness levels rose, that became far more achievable and commonplace.

Dealing with tax compliance

Tax information exchange initiatives like FATCA and more recently the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) are in full motion in most international financial centers and certainly well under way in the Cayman Islands.

EY survey: Hedge fund managers embrace innovation amid challenges

Technology is becoming an important factor for hedge fund managers who are actively seeking to innovate to improve operational efficiency and attract capital.

Special Report: Residential real estate market takes off

By all accounts, the residential real estate market in the Cayman Islands is in boom territory, as demand increases, the economy continues to be healthy, and consumer confidence is on the rise.

Why investing in college education makes sense even in tough times

Part twoThe value proposition in tertiary education in the Cayman Islands.In the midst of the stock market crash last year a few wise investors...

Camana Bay’s games changer

Caymanian Jeffrey Wight gave up a good job in the civil service for the challenging position in the private sector managing the sports and recreation facilities at Camana Bay.

2012 was flat, but 2013 will be the tipping point

While 2013 may not be a stellar year, it will most likely be the starting year of several years of improvement.

New categories of 
immigratıon permissions available in Cayman

The Immigration (Amendment) Law 2012 has now come into force, having been made effective on 5 June 2012. This new Law heralds major changes to the immigration system in the Cayman Islands, since it creates new categories of permissions for investors who wish to live in the Islands as well as business visitors.

Flowers swim splashes the cash

Swimming in the Cayman Islands is the most successful and popular sport and that is evident by the size of the annual Flowers Sea Swim. In fact, it has become so popular that it is now restricted to 800 entrants. Ron Shillingford reports.

Facing reality – 2013 will be a critical year

All the optimism in the world cannot change reality. And the reality is that the real estate market has been bad, is still bad, and currently not improving. The statistics tell the story. Period.
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