Archive for June, 2008

Ten years after 1997 Crisis, another Window of Opportunity?

After the recent 12th general election on 8th Mar 2008 that saw the once giant National Front (Barisan Nasional) tumbled without knowing what hit them, I’ve wrote that the political landscape has changed and one should really take this into consideration before commit any more money into the stock market. Of course I also wrote […]

... written on Jun 19 2008

The law of Gravity works either in Stocks or Politics

Guess the law has been proven right again – whatever goes up must comes down and vice versa. This does not applies only to stock investing or option trading but also to other fields such as politics and lifes. You experience ups and downs throughout the journey of your life and so the end of […]

... written on Jun 18 2008

Tales of Corporates’ Compensation, do GLCs qualified?

Remember the advices from your mum and dad when you were a kid that you should study hard in order to get a good job? Assuming most of the readers are not above 50-years-old, you might laugh at the older advises to get a job with a bank because basically it was a job synonym […]

... written on Jun 17 2008

RM625 Rebate to be scrapped soon? Flip-Flop is Contagious

Did you enjoy the Father’s Day yesterday? Strangely I found that most restaurants are not as packed as during Mother’s Day celebration. Guess the labour pain makes the difference although with the current escalating cost of living, thanks to the “competent” government we have now, the fathers’ effort in shouldering the burdens of putting foods […]

... written on Jun 16 2008

It’s Wise to Claim your RM625 Rebate Soonest Possible

As I was renewing my road-tax and insurance today, I noticed that the staffs were busy chatting and explaining to their customers about the hottest news of the day – claiming the RM625 cash rebate for cars below 2000cc. Indeed it was the busiest day in the history of local post offices nationwide. Although the […]

... written on Jun 14 2008

AAPL stock down, Jobs’s health problem? Just a bug

After Google offer the oxygen tank to Yahoo Inc. in order to cut off Microsoft from acquiring the latter, Yahoo is like a drug addict who has nowhere else to go but back to Google for the fix. Now that Microsoft is off from the deal, Yahoo is firefighting at its own backyard – rebellion […]

... written on Jun 13 2008

No further fuel hike for 2008 yet nobody rejoicing?

Wall Street tumbled more than 200 points to its lowest close since mid-March thanks to surging oil prices which was traded as high as $138.30 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The culprit – U.S. Energy Department data Wednesday showed that gasoline supplies grew last week but that crude oil inventories fell more […]

... written on Jun 12 2008

Dare to catch falling knife Genting now? It could be cheaper

The talks of selling off its power assets to concentrate and rebrand Genting Group (KLSE: GENTING, stock-code 3182) as the pure casino player has been going around for some time. Singapore would be Genting’s new flagship in its plan to hedge its current hilltop Genting Highland, what more with the current political volatility. Of course […]

... written on Jun 11 2008

Sime Darby Mini-Crisis, Two Fired and Three to Resign

Less than four months into a five-year term, South Korean President’s approval ratings have plunged to new lows with opposition politicians threatening to boycott Parliament. Everything started when Lee decided to remove restrictions on U.S. beef which sparked widespread protests over food safety. Mad cow disease or not, Lee was seen as too eager to […]

... written on Jun 10 2008

It’s 3G iPhone with GPS and $200 cheaper but old model

Steve Jobs unveils the new iPhone – $200 cheaper with 3G and GPS minus the videoconferencing. The rumors of a newer iPhone model also failed to materialize. The 16GB and 8GB model now will only cost you $299 and $199 respectively which will go on sale July 11 2008. This is enough to thrill smartphone […]

... written on Jun 10 2008

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