Archive for February, 2008

Contamination – Dead votes & soldiers’ Double votes?

The over 90 percent seats won by previous ruling government (I mentioned previous because there’s no government as the Parliament has been dissolved) was in fact could be explained in layman term. It was basically a protest vote against former premier Mahathir Mohamad’s racial discrimination and dictatorship rule. There was a strong reason why Abdullah […]

... written on Feb 29 2008

Apple Stock – 6 Reasons you should pay attention now

Once I was betting that Apple Inc. could climb above $200 a share without much difficulty considering the marvelous people, products and innovation this company has in its pocket. It did breaches above $200 a share but for a very short period before lost about 40 percent of its market capitalization (it’s market caps is […]

... written on Feb 28 2008

Click frauds rising, could Adsense and YPN act on time?

Looking at how Google Inc.’s stock price performed after I closed my position yesterday, I was relieved. Not that I can always close my position(s) when the trade(s) was in the money as naturally the greed somehow will always whisper to me to stay on for better profit percentage. Boy! I was glad I locked […]

... written on Feb 27 2008

Take Money & Run, Google crumbled nearing 1-year low

Regardless of Microsoft Corp.’s (Nasdaq: MSFT, stock) strategy to tame internet giant Yahoo Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO, stock) into submission, there’s no money to be made from both stocks. Such acquisition news depends solely on your luck – if you somehow bought into Yahoo’s shares before the announcement, you made money else don’t bother. Regular FinanceTwitter […]

... written on Feb 26 2008

Maybank and TMI new chiefs, dare to ignore Rumors?

Rumors and speculations are part and parcel of investing life especially in the stocks markets. Sometimes rumors and speculations could be considered the crystal ball that could tell you the future, no matter how you hate it. In fact without rumors and speculations investing life could be so boring that it’s not much fun even […]

... written on Feb 26 2008

Gamuda’s Game-Over reveals Dark Side of Economy?

Besides the hot topic on Malaysia’s 12th General Election which probably will be the most exciting election ever in the history of the country, the stock market is equivalent electrifying especially in the construction sector. If you think what I wrote about Gamuda and the chain of thought of foreign funds in selling without blinking […]

... written on Feb 25 2008

Malaysia 12th Election – Dynasties & internal Cleansing?

Hope of election rally didn’t materialize, if the performance of Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange since the dissolution of Parliament is any yardstick to goes by. Stocks were plunging inline with the bleeding KLCI. Stock traders, speculators or gamblers were not bored though since two other venues to make money sprang due to this 12th General […]

... written on Feb 23 2008

Gamuda tumbled, opportunity to Buy or reason to Sell?

One of the main differences between foreign funds and local funds is the way they react to major movement of shareholders especially top guns who are driving the company. This is also the main reason why foreign funds could cut their losses to the minimum. Right, you can call them kiasu, kiasi or whatever you […]

... written on Feb 22 2008

Microsoft-Yahoo Showdown – Bill Gates’ first salvo

Stop haggling over the price like some housewives at wet-markets, says Bill Gates. It’s a logical statement to make when you’re talking about coughing extra billions if the bid price of $31 a share were to be raised. But the richest man on earth did not say the first bid price was final and not […]

... written on Feb 21 2008

Have Profit Will Run, Make Money with Baidu in 1-Day

It’s not easy to make money trading option or investing stocks during such a bearish market. I hope you’re aware (or at least read about it either from analysts or FinanceTwitter) the bear is still roaming and perhaps will continue to do that for a couple of months to come. But when you’re trading in […]

... written on Feb 20 2008

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