Archive for July, 2007

Dividend Yield Stocks (Part 1) – Berjaya Sports Toto

There’ve been numerous requests from readers of FinanceTwitter on recommendation on stocks which give away good “dividend yield”. This type of stock is also one of the favorites among the long-term investors who see it as a better alternative to banks’ fix-term-deposit saving or even the EPF’s (Employees Provident Fund) pathetic annual dividend. The latter […]

... written on Jul 24 2007

Could Crane’s Stock Price Be Lifted-Up?

Crane Co. (NYSE: CR, stock) is set to announce its earning today, July 23rd, 2007 after market close. Crane Co. (Crane) is a diversified manufacturer of engineered industrial products. The Company operates in five segments: Aerospace & Electronics, Engineered Materials, Merchandising Systems, Fluid Handling and Controls. The Aerospace & Electronics segment consists of two groups: […]

... written on Jul 23 2007

Major Crackdown on Malaysia Political Bloggers Started?

In yet another breaking news (how FinanceTwitter wish there’s a similar CNN “Breaking News” in Malaysia), theStar reported that UMNO (the main party of the current ruling government) has lodged a police report against MalaysiaToday for carrying a series of comments and remarks that it deemed as insulting the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, degrading Islam and […]

... written on Jul 23 2007

Time DotCom – to Acquire or be Acquired?

It was reported that the loss-making but 3G-awarded Time DotCom Berhad (TIMECOM: stock-code 5031) has been asked by controlling shareholder Khazanah Nasional Bhd to put its third-generation (3G) rollout plan on hold. BusinessTimes also reported that Time had been granted the necessary bank loans and was ready to roll out its 3G infrastructure in March […]

... written on Jul 23 2007

The Good, the Bad and the 5-Figure Profit

Last Friday’s Option-Expiration was another exciting trading day at least it was for me as I’ve to monitor two of my favorite stocks, Apple Inc. and Google Inc., almost with higher than normal heartbeat. If you do not know, Expiration Friday is the day where all options with a particular month contract will expires worthless, […]

... written on Jul 22 2007

Does CIMB Plans to acquire more Banks?

CIMB (Commerce International Merchant Bankers), an investment bank of Bumiputra-Commerce Holdings Berhad (KLSE: COMMERZ, stock-code 1023) has been mulling the idea of having smaller number of banks via numerous press reports. And if the latest statement by its chief executive officer Nazir Razak (brother of current Malaysia Deputy Prime Minister) is anything to goes by, […]

... written on Jul 20 2007

GOOGLE Tumbles, Expect Nasdaq to be Pulled Down

Finally the giant tumbles and the chain reaction is expected to crawl into the Nasdaq market when it opens for trading on Friday. Earlier FinanceTwitter mentioned that Yahoo’s Weakness is Google’s Gain and I’ve considered Call Option on Google’s (Nasdaq: GOOG, stock). Everyone on Wall Street is expecting revenues of $2.68 billion, up 60% over […]

... written on Jul 20 2007

How to View and Interact with Investment Directors

Won’t you like to be able to connect and see some of the investment directors’ actual and real account portfolios? What about being able to receive updates whenever transactions occur due to the changes made by the investment directors? You might think that’s not possible and even if there’s such option, you need to pay […]

... written on Jul 20 2007

Yahoo’s Weakness is Google’s Gain

As much as I like Yahoo Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO, stock) to be strong and muscular in order to prevent Google’s (Nasdaq: GOOG, stock) from becoming too monopolize in the online search and advertisement market, I never really like the stock. I’m not sure what to say about Yahoo. Despite started early in the dotcom boom […]

... written on Jul 19 2007

Three Stocks to Watch – ISIL, eBAY and ATR

Intersil Corporation (Intersil) (Nasdaq: ISIL, stock) is set to announce its’ earning today, July 18th, 2007, after market close. Intersil Corporation (Intersil) is a designer and manufacturer of high-performance analog integrated circuits (IC). The Company focuses on broadening its portfolio of application-specific standard products (ASSP) and general purpose proprietary products (GPPP), which are targeted at […]

... written on Jul 18 2007

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