Archive for December, 2007

Mission Accomplished – 100% Profit with Vincent Tan?

StockTube first blogged about Vincent Tan’s stocks in Oct 2006 when Berjaya Capital Berhad was still a listed company. Then Berjaya Corporation Berhad (KLSE: BJCORP, stock-code 3395), formerly known as Berjaya Group Berhad together with its Irredeemable Convertible Loan Stocks, ICULS (2005/2015) BJCORP-LC (stock-code 3395LC) triggered FinanceTwitter and MACD “Buy” signal. It wasn’t about a […]

... written on Dec 31 2007

Malaysian Astronaut Project Poll Result

Not many hours left before we welcome yet another new year and bid farewell to the year 2007. The holiday mood should have started since the middle of Dec 2007 when most of you are clearing your annual leaves and probably will see your colleagues again in 2008. Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange is set to […]

... written on Dec 30 2007

How to TT, Wire or Fund your US Trading Account?

Globalization seems to be the magic bullet which is slowly but surely taking its effect on everyone including the world of stocks investing. When I first started FinanceTwitter about slightly more than a year ago, I wasn’t too sure if I should write about the hidden opportunity in investing not only stocks but also option […]

... written on Dec 28 2007

Bhutto’s assassination a minor hiccup for Consolidation

Dow Jones plunged over 190 points after the assassination of Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto together with Commerce Department’s durable goods orders raised concerns about the U.S. economy. Bhutto’s assassination in Rawalpindi raised the possibility of increasing political unrest in Pakistan, a nation which is an ally of U.S. in the fight against terrorism. What […]

... written on Dec 28 2007

Shorter stocks trading hours will create higher Volatility

This seems to be a good idea – the suggestion to shorten the Malaysia Stock Exchange’s trading hours from the current 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. to 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. It was suggested by Malaysian Investors’ Association (MIA) today. Frankly I’ve no objection to such a proposal simply because I do not see […]

... written on Dec 27 2007

Early Online Holiday Sales up 19% from previous year

Early study done by comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR, stock), a leader in measuring the digital world, showed U.S. online retail sales hit a record $26.29 billion from Nov. 1 through Dec. 21, up 19% from the year-ago ($22.04 billion in 2006). Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT, stock) warned late Monday that its same-store sales might decline […]

... written on Dec 26 2007

Pritzkers’ feud offers $4.5 billion opportunity to Buffett

Silently, Warren Buffett could be one of the investors hoping for the much talked about recession to happen sooner rather than later to the US economy. It might sounds cruel but the fact is this legendary Oracle of Omaha has been waiting for opportunities – prices fall to rock-bottom levels. He might just have found […]

... written on Dec 26 2007

Silly Mistakes, Making Money and Christmas Eve’s Joy

Christmas has been kind to Apple Inc. but definitely no Santa’s visit to Googleplex on the last remaining couple of trading hours before the happiest day of the year – Christmas 2007. Yeap, the stock markets will be close early on 24th Dec, Christmas Eve – three hours early for people to celebrate the holiday. […]

... written on Dec 24 2007

Former PM Thaksin to returns home with PPP’s victory

Unofficial results (with 96% of the vote counted) from Sunday’s general election gave pro-Thaksin People Power Party (PPP) 232 of the 480 seats in parliament, just short of the absolute majority needed to govern Thailand alone. The party, which has promised to bring former premier Thaksin Shinawatra back from his self-imposed exile in Britain, claimed […]

... written on Dec 24 2007

Why you shouldn’t invest on Brokers’ Stocks for now

Obviously you should refrain yourself from thinking, let alone committing more money investing stocks related to stock-broking i.e. the stock-brokers or investment banks that are listed in the KLSE (Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange) – at least temporarily. Stock-brokers business is primarily depend on daily transaction volume. The more the merrier so when the daily volume […]

... written on Dec 22 2007

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