Archive for March, 2015

BOOM!! – Here’re 6 Reasons Why US$30 Oil Is Haunting Again

When you were told to get ready for US$30 a barrel of oil price 4-months ago (December 2014), you probably had freaked out. By last month, however, you might have had laughed off the idea, since the crude oil (WTI) rallied from roughly US$44 to US$54 a barrel. Today, you may kick yourself, if you […]

... written on Mar 16 2015

Money Making “Frozen” Won’t Let It Go – “Frozen 2” Is Coming

Frozen was an absolute smash hit for Disney. It grossed a whopping US$1.27 billion (£850 million; RM4.7 billion) in global ticket sales, beating another Disney/Pixar animated film – Toy Story 3 – which grossed US$1.063 billion in 2010. Instantly, Frozen becomes the highest grossing animated film ever. But there’s more. While Toy Story required a […]

... written on Mar 13 2015

You Kicked Me, I Chewed Your VW Jetta – A Dog’s Sweet Revenge

Elephants never forget – goes an old saying. So, unless you’re looking for trouble with the beast, you should not do something silly that the jumbo would remember you for the rest of its life. Well, a man in China seemed to remember stories about elephants’ incredible memory, but he didn’t know that dogs, supposedly […]

... written on Mar 12 2015

Forget About US$10,000 Apple Watch. Here’s China Version For Just US$40

Couldn’t afford the newly launched US$10,000 18-karat solid gold version Apple Watch? How about the cheapest version Apple Watch Sport which starts at US$349? Well, don’t get too hard on yourself and start banging your head against the wall, if you still can’t afford even the cheapest Apple Watch. You can actually get a cheaper […]

... written on Mar 11 2015

Launched!! – US$10,000 Apple Watch, But Why Do You Need It?

When Steve Jobs launched the first iPhone in 2007, everyone was crazy and wanted a piece of it. Understandable, it was an iPod, phone and internet glued together into one. Later, when Steve Jobs introduced the first iPad in 2010, everyone was equally crazy and wanted a piece of it. Understandable, it was a device […]

... written on Mar 10 2015

Celebrating 100-Year-Old – How Coca-Cola Bottle Got Its Sexy Shape

This year marks approximately 100-year Coca-Cola got into its shape. No, we’re not talking about how long Coke was in the market. It was invented more than 100-year ago in 1886 by John Pemberton, and subsequently bought by businessman Asa Griggs Candler. Of course, Mr Asa made crazy truckloads of fortune selling Coca-Cola. Surprisingly, Coca-Cola […]

... written on Mar 09 2015

1MDB Scandal – An Ali-Baba “Scam” Partnership Goes Bust

1MDB financial scandal has accumulated a mind-boggling RM42 billion in debt. This easily qualifies it as the biggest scandal in the history of Malaysia. But why kill the goose that lays the golden egg – asked Federal Territories Minister Tengku Adnan, who happens to be one of prime minister Najib Razak’s bootlickers. If RM42 billions […]

... written on Mar 08 2015

Office 2016 For Mac Is Here, Finally … And It’s Free, For Now

Ever since Microsoft’s first Office release to Apple Mac users back in October 2010, everyone have been whining, bitching and wondering if there’ll be a new version. After all, Microsoft has brought the Office to iPad last year, not to mention OneNote for both Mac and iOS. A few weeks ago, iOS users were pampered […]

... written on Mar 06 2015

Are These The Reasons Why You Don’t Want Kids?

While kids can definitely be pretty adorable at times, there are other instances when children can be downright dreadful. Could this be one of the reasons why families are seeing a decline in number of kids, as compared to their previous generation? Sure, it’s technology world now, not the ancient agrarian society that required battalions of kids […]

... written on Mar 05 2015

Berkshire’s 50th Annual Letter Shows Why Warren Buffett Is Worth US$72 Billion

Warren Buffett’s 50th letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders has just been released. Despite being a non-dividend stock, thousands of Berkshire shareholders look forward to the company’s annual letter, as if it’s the last love letter before a worldwide apocalypse. Buffett is a non-believer in paying dividend to shareholders, argues that reinvestment is a better use of […]

... written on Mar 04 2015

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