Archive for December, 2007

IOI building muscle to become Stronger and Bigger

Although it wasn’t published officially the people around the palm oil industry knew what awaken the plantation sector. It used to be one of the most boring sectors and the related stocks’ movement could out you to sleep. It started with the Super-Merger that saw the merger of Kumpulan Guthrie Berhad, Sime Darby Berhad and […]

... written on Dec 13 2007

Stocks Threw the Punches – Cut or No Cut

FOMC’s announcement at 2:16 ET Tuesday that the Fed decided to cut the rates by 25 basis points to 4.25% didn’t go well with stocks investors. The Dow, Nasdaq and S&P plunged 344, 83 and 46 points, respectively. The sell-off was expected since the investors appetite was for 50 basis points cut to 4.0% to […]

... written on Dec 12 2007

Investing Gold Bullion 24 hours a day at BullionVault

Since thousands of years ago gold has been the most reliable currency or valuable metals human ever used, even until today. During past revolutions when paper money was dumped as the values drops into the toilet, gold’s value remained or even escalated. Even now when U.S. dollar depreciates, investors rush to protect their investment in […]

... written on Dec 12 2007

Why I don’t trade Apple-C1 shares?

OSK Investment Bank really knows how to pick the stock especially when comes to list call warrants (CW) of American stocks. After listed Google Inc.’s (Nasdaq: GOOG, stock) call warrant (GOOGLE-C1) recently, today it’s listing Apple Inc.’s (Nasdaq: AAPL, stock) Call Warrant as APPLE-C1 (stock-code 0528C1) on the Malaysian Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange. Coincidently both […]

... written on Dec 11 2007

TechTicker for Technology Stocks Investors

If only two of the most successful search engines could be merged into a single entity it will create a new giant unbeatable for a very long time to come. But I guess the anti-trust in U.S. will most likely prevent this to happen. Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG, stock) and Yahoo Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO, stock) […]

... written on Dec 10 2007

Larry Page’s Wedding – sign the Agreement first, bride

Larry Page’s wedding on Dec. 8 is supposed to be a secret event, at least that’s what the co-founder of the most successful internet company Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG, stock) hoped for. Page will be married (or already depending on your time-zone) to Lucy Southworth at an undisclosed location. Rumor said the location could be […]

... written on Dec 09 2007

The Rise, Fall and Re-emerge of Rashid Hussain Again?

He was almost invincible in the corporate world. His stock-broking firm was the first to be listed in the Malaysian Stock Exchange after incorporated Rashid Hussain Securities in 1983 together with Chua Ma Yu. Two decades later in 2003 Tan Sri Rashid Hussain left the RHB Group after selling his final 17.3 per cent equity […]

... written on Dec 08 2007

Rally, Racial and the Race towards the Election

It’s mind-boggling to read how two rallies being treated differently by Malaysian government. The first rally by Bersih was dominated by PAS-Malay although you can see Chinese and Indian joined the peaceful demonstration. Later part you’ve the second rally by Hindraf dominated by Indian Hindu ethnic protested to highlight racial and religious discrimination by the […]

... written on Dec 07 2007

Breakfast in KL and lunch in Singapore

The Channel Tunnel was perhaps the most ambitious, controversial and complex project ever taken by mankind as far as rail transportation is concern. The challenge was in linking two nations separated by sea – beneath English Channel. The Channel Tunnel which is also known as Eurotunnel is the second-longest rail tunnel in the world, with […]

... written on Dec 06 2007

The Stock Market wants 50 basis points cut

Wall Street rally Wednesday with Dow Jones jumped almost 200 points after new data showed the overall economy is holding up but isn’t too strong to prevent the Federal Reserve from cutting interest rates. ADP Employer Services said 189,000 jobs were added during the month – an increase that bodes well for consumer spending. The […]

... written on Dec 06 2007

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