Archive for January, 2008

Make Money scalping AAPL, not enough for MacBook Air

Don’t you love it when you can make money both ways – stock market up or down? The stock market will be more efficient if only the rest of the regional markets such as Malaysia and Singapore allow full-blown “long” and “short” to be implemented. The talks or rather excuses that short-selling would collapse their […]

... written on Jan 16 2008

Forget about stocks plunge, I want the MacBook Air

With such pessimism over the US economy, never mind if it’s exaggerated, Apple Inc.’s (Nasdaq: AAPL, stock) needed a stronger steroid than last year’s iPhone announcement to push up its stock price. The fact that the stock price plunged during and after Steve Jobs presentation should be expected. News that Citigroup Inc. had lost nearly […]

... written on Jan 16 2008

Tony’s AirAsia, to Privatise or Not to Privatise

As an organization AirAsia Berhad (KLSE: AIRASIA, stock-code 5099) could easily be a role model or case study for many top executives on how a bankrupt company could be revived to become a profitable and most successful low-cost carrier in Asia. With the correct management and right business model the dead could rise from the […]

... written on Jan 15 2008

BAIDU Stock’s resting target might be at $300

China is the largest market that every Tom, Dick and Yahoo trying to get into but the reality is the country with more than 5,000 years of civilization is not a country that offers you the golden key to instant riches just because you’ve the money to invest. It’s a complicated nation that could dry […]

... written on Jan 14 2008

With KLCI above 1,500, what’s your plan now?

It’s not easy for Malaysian Stock Exchange’s Composite Index to reach 1,500 level, let alone 1,600 but it appears reaching 1,600 is not something that is impossible now. And if you believe in simple technical reading, since middle of Aug 2007’s correction, the bull didn’t look back judging from the linear regression lines. Simply puts, […]

... written on Jan 13 2008

Earnings season started, Ben to be nicer this time?

December data (payroll, unemployment, ISM) were clearly disappointing as job deterioration raises the risk to consumer spending – a sign that many thinks will force Uncle Ben to act again when the Fed meet next Jan 29th – 30th. And on Thursday the Federal Reserve Chairman pledged to slash interest rates as needed to prevent […]

... written on Jan 11 2008

Move aside iPod Nano, here come Tata Nano

What does Steve Jobs have in common with Ratan N. Tata? Both have the vision to build the smallest version of their products, well, sort of. While Steve is known for introducing iPod and instantly uplifts the Apple Inc. brand to almost every corner of the globe, Mr. Tata owns India’s largest automobile company with […]

... written on Jan 10 2008

Spectacular last 90 minutes cheers to Tech-Stocks

Lately Wall Street has been trading on a trend whereby the morning session’s pattern could be different from the afternoon. It appears the investors are trying to find reason(s) or rather excuse(s) creating volatility on both trading sessions of the day. I remember those days when you could roughly know the trading trend of the […]

... written on Jan 10 2008

Have the Chinese New Year and Election Rally started?

Once every for or five years, Malaysian stock market would stage a rally in anticipation of the general election. The rally could be a mini one or a huge one just like what’s happening now. The daily transaction volume was on plunging mode towards the end of last year, 2007, but suddenly the daily volume […]

... written on Jan 09 2008

Microsoft’s FAST bid will not improve its search position

It’s a known fact that to be successful you need to focus and once you achieved it you got to continue focusing in doing what you do best. Most of the successful company tried to diversify but somehow they never succeed, at least in a big way. That’s why despite owning mountains of cash Microsoft […]

... written on Jan 08 2008

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