Investing & Trading

From Kingdom Of Bicycles To Automaker Giant – Why Western Automakers Are In Trouble As China Shows Them The Exit

Once considered a luxury, bicycles were introduced in China about 150 years ago. But after a bicycle-manufacturing factory was set up in Tianjin in 1936, it quickly grew to meet the increasing demand. At one time, China was known as the “kingdom of bicycles” because it had a mind-boggling 670 million bicycles – the largest […]

... written on Jun 08 2024

3 Million Rush To Withdraw RM5.52 Billion – Either People Still In Financial Distress Or Digging A Bigger Hole In EPF

Between May 11 and May 22, the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) approved a whopping 3.04 million applications from contributors to withdraw part of their retirement money from Account 3 to the tune of RM5.52 billion. Within the same period, it has received 2.86 million applications to transfer RM8.78 billion from Account 2 (Akaun Sejahtera) to […]

... written on May 30 2024

Playing A Dangerous Game – Here’s Why Facebook Removes News Of PM Anwar Meeting With Hamas Terrorists

Defiant Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim thought he was clever and invincible when he deliberately met with Hamas political bureau chief Ismail Haniyeh during his 3-day visit in Qatar. He wanted to send a message to Washington that even if Malaysian banking system was helping the terrorist organization in funding and money laundering, there’s nothing […]

... written on May 15 2024

Blinken Sent Home With Tail Between Legs – How His Second Visit To China Ended With Disaster

Antony Blinken’s visit – his second to China is less than a year – is the clearest proof that the U.S. Secretary of State was sent to beg the Chinese again. But as expected, nothing can be achieved from such visits as long as Washington arrogantly thinks it could tell Beijing what China can or […]

... written on Apr 30 2024

Bullying Won’t Work – Yellen Begs China To Cut Overcapacity To Save US Workers, Whilst Threatens Beijing Not To Support Russia

Americans can make about 11 gigawatts of solar panels per year, up from 6.4 gigawatts in 2022. In comparison, one Chinese company alone – JinkoSolar – is able to produce 56 gigawatts at its solar panel factory in Shanxi province. China as a whole can make more than 400 gigawatts of new panels every year […]

... written on Apr 11 2024

Unlocking the Potential of Forex Trading: Strategies and Insights

The realm of forex trading is a dynamic landscape, where traders navigate through the intricate web of currencies, constantly seeking opportunities for profit. In this article, we delve into the nuances of forex trading, exploring strategies, market dynamics, and the role of key currency pairs like xbrusd and dge.   Understanding Forex Trading Forex, short […]

... written on Apr 05 2024

U.S. Tries To Force ByteDance To Sell TikTok Again – But There’s No Way In Hell China Will Allow The Sale

TikTok has about 170 million users in the United States, its biggest market outside of China. Its revenue was around US$20 billion last year. Founded in 2012 by entrepreneur Zhang Yiming, TikTok owner ByteDance reportedly had a private valuation of between US$105 billion and US$110 billion in May 2020, making it the most valuable start-up in […]

... written on Mar 15 2024

Understanding Forex Income Tax In Malaysia: Insights From Traders Union Analysts

In Malaysia, adhering to tax obligations on trading income is a fundamental requirement for engaging in legal Forex trading. However, the intricate tax laws and regulations surrounding Forex trading profits often pose challenges for traders to fully comprehend and navigate. Many investors find themselves grappling with the complexities of tax compliance, unsure of their responsibilities […]

... written on Mar 14 2024

Conventional 5.5% vs. Syariah 5.4% Dividend – Suspicion Over Hanky-Panky In Diverting EPF Dividends To Syariah

For financial year 2023, the EPF (Employees’ Provident Fund) or KWSP has announced higher dividend for both Conventional savings (5.5%) and Syariah savings (5.4%). In previous year (2022), EPF had declared 5.35% and 4.75% dividend rates for Conventional and Syariah respectively. However, despite higher dividends for last year, suspicion arose over its distributions.   While […]

... written on Mar 05 2024

Taylor Swift’s S$500 Million Economic Impact – How Singapore Cleverly Got An Exclusive Deal For The Pop Star

As neighbouring Malaysia was plagued with dangerous religious extremism, where radical Islamist is known to calling for protest on foreign artists, as well as government officials introducing weird rules at the eleventh hour, Singapore saw a huge potential in concert as magnet to boost tourism. Clearly, event tourism is something which Malaysia doesn’t understand.   […]

... written on Mar 02 2024

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