Archive for March, 2008

Stocks to remain volatile, political landscape is instable

Stocks research firms (government officials are still stunned by Abdullah Badawi’s worst defeat in the history of the National Front since 1969) were scrambling to positively assure the investors that Monday’s 130 points plunge, the worst one day drop ever in the country’s stock market, was a temporary event. However the bear has somehow been […]

... written on Mar 11 2008

General Election’s effect on local Stock Market

Malaysia’s 12th General Election has ended but not without shocking and heart-breaking results. In other countries such as Italy, U.S. or Germany such result would have been considered normal but in Malaysia, such results are abnormal. It can be equate to people revolution against a 50-year-old government that squeezed the people with excessive corruption, so […]

... written on Mar 10 2008

BN lost 5 states and two third Majority – Badawi resigns?

Something was obviously troubling the Election Commission chairman Abdul Rashid during the much awaited announcement from him early this morning. The lenses of camera were zooming on him but he was not ready. At one point the visibly upset Abdul Rashid was seen angrily showing finger signs to someone at the back of the camera […]

... written on Mar 09 2008

DAP captures Penang, PAS captures Kedah and more!

The date is 8th Mar 2008 and the time is 9:30 pm local time. Abdullah Badawi’s coalition party, National Front or popularly known as Barisan National, is suffering the biggest setback in the history of Malaysia politic. The landscape is changing and the Prime Minister (oops, he’s not yet officially the PM) could be scratching […]

... written on Mar 08 2008

Best time to deny BN two third Majority, Fact or Myth?

In less than 24 hours eligible Malaysian will become the “decision maker” of their own destiny – to vote their candidates and parties in the 12th General Election. This is the only chance to make things right after most of them screwed up big time four years ago when the slogan of empty promises were […]

... written on Mar 07 2008

Oil prices going for the $130 jackpot, are you ready?

In Sept 2007 I wrote the reasons why oil prices might spikes to $90 and beyond. But if you were reading that piece of article back then you might screamed FinanceTwitter has gone crazy. With current oil prices above $102 a barrel (in fact it traded close to record $104 on Tuesday trading) you might […]

... written on Mar 04 2008

Dow up, KLCI down; Dow down, KLCI down even more?

In the past whenever the Prime Minister announced the dissolution of Parliament, the stocks would experience sudden spike as if it were given Viagra. Political-linked stocks would be thumping their chests as the stocks became hot-commodities. This time around the 12th general election fails to show the fireworks though the stock market saw the pre-election […]

... written on Mar 03 2008

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