Finance and Economy

6 Tips from Earnings to Help You Choose Stocks

How do you select which stocks to invest in the current fluctuating market? I use the word fluctuating simply because generally every Tom, Dick and his dog knows that the U.S. economy is crawling and the unemployment is surely not going to improve in another two or three months. The world’s largest stock market is […]

... written on Oct 04 2010

7 Things about Investing Stocks in October You Should Know

August was a bad month while September was rather jolly good for stocks. S&P500 closed the month of September 2010 with a 9% gain. In fact this September was the best September for the U.S. stocks in more than 70 years (since 1939). The gain in September more than makes up for the 4.75% August […]

... written on Oct 02 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

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

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

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

September’s Bull Depends on Obama’s Next Steps

Now that his 10-day vacation in Martha’s Vineyard is over, President Barack Obama is set to promote certain initiatives to drive the country’s economy ahead of the November election. Obama is schedule to spell out an infrastructure proposal today at a Labour Day event in Milwaukee. The infrastructure investments package is a long-term investments spanning […]

... written on Sep 06 2010

8 Facts US Economy Recovery is still Going Nowhere

The way U.S. big boys are managing (or rather firefighting) the economy is pretty amusing though. President Obama is clueless on how to drive the country out of recession while the CEOs are finding scapegoat blaming Obama squarely for the weak economy and Bernanke is literally saying “Don’t worry, we have some tools or options […]

... written on Aug 28 2010

Wake-up, Prepare Your Kids for China

An empire is just like a stock. A stock can goes up from $1 to $500 a share and then from $500 back to $1. Likewise great empires such as Roman, Qin, Mongol and Ottoman saw their rise and fall in the history of mankind. Now we do not talk about empires militarily but rather […]

... written on Aug 25 2010

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