Archive for April, 2007

Does Volkswagen Chief Wants to Meet Badawi?

Premier Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has not yet met the chairman of Germany’s Volkswagen (FRA: VOW) for talks on a possible tie-up with state-controlled carmaker Proton Holdings Bhd (KLSE: PROTON, stock-code, 5304). Loss-making Proton, which faces a shrinking market share in the increasingly competitive domestic market, is looking to tie up with a global car-maker to […]

... written on Apr 09 2007

Warren Buffett’s New Taste in Railroad Stocks

Warren Buffett’s appetite changed for one of the oldest transportation of mankind. Warren’s Berkshire Hathaway’s (NYSE: BRK.A, stock) has acquired 10.9 percent stake in Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation (NYSE: BNI, stock), instantly making Bershire the largest shareholder of the railroad company. Berkshire’s 39,027,430 shares in BNI are worth $3.23 billion based on the stock’s […]

... written on Apr 09 2007

Looking For a New Job? Take a Look at GOOGLE

If you’re an employee, chances are you are either enjoying you current job to the fullest that you believe you might stay till you retire OR you’re so fed-up with your job (of your boss) that you’re spending extraordinary time looking for a new job. Depending on what you’re looking for in your new job, […]

... written on Apr 08 2007

Investing Technology Stock – Turn Green Packet to Greenbacks

Green Packet Berhad (KLSE: GPACKET, stock-code 0082) which is one of the four companies awarded the WiMaX spectrum via its’ subsidiary Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd triggered FinanceTwitter and MACD Buy Signal after closing Apr-6-2007. RSI has climbed to about 66% and Stochastic shows a good sign of cross-over. It closed at RM 5.25 […]

... written on Apr 07 2007

Should You Concern with Googlezon?

Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG, stock) might merge with Amazon.com Inc (Nasdaq: AMZN, stock) to create a new devil so powerful and influence that your life actually depends on it. You’re looking at online package of news, entertainment, blogs, and services drawn from all the world’s up-to-the-minute knowledge and customized to match your preferences. And all […]

... written on Apr 06 2007

Malaysia's Policy – Now You See It, Now You Don't

Malaysia has dropped a plan to create an immigration free zone in a multibillion-dollar industrial park project in the southern state of Johor, bordering Singapore, newspapers reported Friday. Johor Chief Minister Abdul Ghani Othman said an area that allowed foreigners to come and go without passing immigration would no longer be set up because such […]

... written on Apr 06 2007

Malaysian Government Trying to Silent Bloggers

Bloggers in Malaysia will soon be required to register with the authorities in a move that the government hope to curb the spread of malicious content on the net. The news from the local newspaper, theStar, immediately sparks outcries from web writers. Using national security as the excuse, a deputy minister told parliament that the […]

... written on Apr 05 2007

Will RHB Falls to Foreigners or Sleeps With CIMB?

Canada’s Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE: BNS) is open to talks to buy a stake in Malaysia’s fourth-largest lender, RHB Bank. Scotiabank, Canada’s third biggest bank in terms of assets now has just five branches in Malaysia after 14 years of presence. Citigroup (NYSE: C, stock) has seven after 49 years, Standard Chartered (LON: STAN) […]

... written on Apr 04 2007

Survival Series – Proton Downsize While PM Waiting

After Proton Edar Dealers’ Association (Peda) president Wan Ahmad Abdul Rahman cried that almost 70% if the 400 Proton dealers nationwide will be forced to close shop due to sluggish sale, Malaysian Prime Minister hinted that the dealers might be allowed to sell other cars as well to make ends meet. Today, the Prime Minister […]

... written on Apr 03 2007

FinanceTwitter Migrated to New Google Blogger

If you’re a frequent reader of FinanceTwitter, you might noticed there wasn’t any new post being updated yesterday. Reason being I was having problem login into Google Inc.’s (Nasdaq: GOOG, stock) Blogger since then. The normal URL link which I used to login didn’t seems to work. It happened before when Google’s Blogger team tried […]

... written on Apr 03 2007

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