Investing & Trading

Different Methods Of Gold Investment

Are you curious about gold investments? Many investors are, as this commodity is considered safe with an extensive track record of gains. When inflation spikes and the stock market seems unstable, individuals turn to gold. This asset has numerous attributes that make it even more attractive than stocks and bonds. It’s an inflation hedge and […]

... written on Feb 21 2022

The Pathetic U.S. 5G Speed – Not Only 4 Times Slower Than China’s, But Slower Than Old 4G Networks

Donald Trump had been booted and Joe Biden has been crowned. The United States has seen a change of its president. Following the footstep of his predecessor, president Biden has continued the tech war against Chinese tech companies. Americans are being banned from investing in Chinese firms, including Huawei, China Mobile and even China General […]

... written on Feb 18 2022

Supermax Scraps RM73 Million Investment – Robbing Chinese’s 30% Stake Before Even A Single Brick Is Laid

Supermax Corp Bhd, a Malaysian medical glove maker that produces up to 2.4 billion pieces of gloves annually – accounting for 12% of the world demand – has scrapped a plan to purchase two pieces of freehold land in Setia Alam, Selangor. The company is no small potato as it supplies about 20% of gloves […]

... written on Feb 16 2022

Australia-China Ties Remain Hostile – But New Zealand Upgrades Trade Deal With China That Could Bring Record $50 Billion

While Australia, the United States’ “deputy sheriff” in the Asia-Pacific region, has chosen to remain hostile with China, it’s a different story with its neighbour, New Zealand. The Kiwi has just officially upgraded its 2008 free-trade agreement (FTA) with China that will give exports greater access to the Chinese market. New Zealand was the first […]

... written on Feb 15 2022

Russia Armed & Ready – But The U.S. Blinks & Ordered Its Troops In Ukraine To Leave Immediately

Stocks dropped on Friday – the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) tumbled 503.53 points while the technology Nasdaq Composite fell almost 3%. Oil prices, meanwhile, jumped with energy stocks like Exxon Mobil and ConocoPhillips gained more than 2%. Defence stocks such as Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin jumped 4.5% and 2.8% respectively. But shares of travel […]

... written on Feb 13 2022

A Deal Doomed To Fail – China Playing Tai-Chi While The U.S. Losing Patience With “Phase-1” Trade Deal

About 2 years since a trade deal between the United States and China – called “Phase One” – went into effect on 14 February 2020, the deal appears to be nothing but a promise meant to be broken. From the start, the deal was doomed to fail simply because it lacks sincerity, not to mention […]

... written on Feb 10 2022

How TikTok Erased $250 Billion From Facebook In 1 Day – The Biggest Wipeout In Stock Market History

Mark Zuckerberg thought a rebranding of Facebook to Meta last year as part of its business strategy to becoming a virtual-reality based company, instead of a company tainted with multiple data privacy scandals, could revitalize the social media company. Instead, the company lost a mind-boggling US$251.3 billion in market value in just one day on […]

... written on Feb 04 2022

Investing In Crypto And Stocks? Here’s How You Can Have An Integrated View

As an investor active across assets, you probably know how difficult it is to get an integrated view. Ranging from bonds to stocks, crypto, and more. Preferably, you have all those holdings in a single view, where you can monitor them based on performance. For a long period, this was done using spreadsheets. However, there […]

... written on Jan 27 2022

Stock Market Sell-Off Is Not Over Yet – And The IMF Downgrades Global Growth As Economies Of U.S. & China Slow

While the Federal Reserve is expected to signal that a rate hike will happen as soon as March – with more tightening policies to fight inflation – the stock market volatility will likely continue. In fact, the stocks sell-off is not over yet, judging by other factors on the table like the geopolitical tensions in […]

... written on Jan 26 2022

Top-10 Reasons Why The UMNO Court Cluster “Crooks” Triggered Johor State Election

Johor Sultan Ibrahim has dissolved the state assembly, after he met with Chief Minister Hasni Mohammad and agreed to pave the way for an election for the state of Johor. Mr Hasni has argued that an election was essential so that some investors and businesses can expand their operations in the southern state of Malaysia. […]

... written on Jan 24 2022

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