Archive for September, 2010

5 Reasons Why Apple Stock Crash After Opening

One of the best but rare ways to make extraordinary money trading stocks intra-day is to monitor and grab the opportunity the moment a mini crash happens beyond what appears to be normal market behaviour. Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL, stock) stock did just that briefly after the opening bell – lost about RM16 bucks to […]

... written on Sep 29 2010

Top 20 Stocks with Good Dividend Yield

Federal Reserve chief Alan Greenspan was right when he said the “most effective” economic stimulus is rising stock prices, instead of government spending. The stock market is indeed a barometer of how the average-Joes feel. But the stock market bull has to be as genuine as possible, meaning the so-called index rising was not due […]

... written on Sep 27 2010

China’s Proposal for Malaysia-Singapore High-Speed Train?

Whether you like it or not a high-speed rail system between Malaysia and Singapore is bound to happen, sooner or later. Except for ex-PM Mahathir and a bunch of racist politicians, it seems nobody would reject a shorter travelling time and a closer relationship with Singapore. Forget about Mahathir‘s lopsided opinion about Singapore as history […]

... written on Sep 27 2010

iPhone 4 – Maxis or DiGi? Get it from Apple Singapore

Maxis and DiGi have just launched the much talked about iPhone 4 yesterday evening. The way both listed companies playing hide-and-seek with customers hours to the launching remind us of the launching of Toyota Vios and Honda City in 2003. Both were secretive about their pricing structure and the teasing game continued so much so […]

... written on Sep 24 2010

ETP – Wishful Thinking Against Reality Hidden from You

Malaysia’s economy is set to skyrocket to a super-impressive level in just another 10-year, thanks to an economic road map involving investments of about US$444 billion (RM1.3 trillion) to power the country towards becoming a high income economy by 2020, provided you believe this is not another Mother of all Slogans gimmick to create feel-good […]

... written on Sep 23 2010

The Return of Daim Zainuddin’s Monopoly Game

If there’s an award for the best dressed wolf in sheep’s skin, you can be sure of only one winner – Tun Daim Zainuddin. The former finance minister is perhaps the politician former Prime Minister Mahathir least has to worry simply because Daim was not an ambitious politician. Daim loves money and young women more […]

... written on Sep 20 2010

Top 100 Best Global Brands – Technology Co. Rules

Except for Nokia at 8th position, the top-10 of 2010’s 100 Best Global Brands is dominated by American brands – according to Interbrand agency. For the 11th year in a row, The Coca-Cola Co. ranked as the world’s top performing brand with a value of nearly $70.5 billion. The second and third place also remain […]

... written on Sep 18 2010

RIM Beat Forecasts, BlackBerry is Not Dead Yet

Research In Motion Limited (Nasdaq: RIMM, stock), the maker of BlackBerry smartphones, reported second-quarter results on Thursday that topped forecasts, immediately sending the stock price as much as 6.5% higher during after-hours trading. The stronger than expected profit, shipments and revenue came as a surprise for investors who have more or less concluded the BlackBerry […]

... written on Sep 17 2010

Should We Applaud Japan Intervention to Weaken Yen?

Japan intervened to sell yen for the first time in six years pushing other currencies higher. Dollar, Euro, Sterling, Australian dollar are all higher against the Japanese Yen. Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda said Japan intervened in the foreign exchange markets as the impact of the yen’s rise on the economy could not be ignored and […]

... written on Sep 16 2010

Mahathir May Have Finally Met His True Rival, Rosmah

Former Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Mohamad may kick his own self for not taking a total exit from the politics. The country was cheering after 22-year rule under Mahathir, who is often called a dictator by his critics, announced his exit. He was and still is a master politician who has beaten many of his […]

... written on Sep 13 2010

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