Investing & Trading

Great iPhone Sales Saves iPad’s Backlog – Stock Up

Another quarter and another outrages earnings from Apple. Seriously the authorities have to do something about this earnings guidance thingy. Apple has been making fun of earnings game by deliberately giving lower guidance since the dinosaurs were wiped out from this planet only to announce better than expected results. Not that I complain (*tongue in […]

... written on Apr 21 2011

Tricubes Email Service – How To Recoup RM50 Million?

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak should be extra sensitive and cautious in rushing to promote his pet-initiative Economic Transformation Programme (ETP). Just like his predecessor Abdullah Badawi who was so obsessed with multiple Corridor propagada until he was himself shown the corridor’s exit, it seems Najib is equally obsessed with ETP, an initiative which was supposed […]

... written on Apr 21 2011

Google’s Stock Tumbles Due To Hiring Spree

Larry Page, who replaced Eric Schmidt as Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG, stock) CEO last week, is back on hiring spree in his hunger for new growth opportunities such as mobile and video advertising. Google boosted hiring by more than 1,900 people during the first quarter and in the process hurt the bottom-line, something which caused […]

... written on Apr 15 2011

Don’t Trust Gartner’s Smart-Phone Market Forecast

Bond ratings firm Moody thinks Nokia Corp’s (NYSE: NOK, stock) outlook is poor and reduced it to negative. It’s no brainer that Nokia’s position in mobile devices has been weakened tremendously especially in the current smart-phone business, not even Nokia’s adoption of Windows Phone 7 platform could raised much eyebrows. Maybe Moody’s latest rating was […]

... written on Apr 10 2011

BlackBerry Maker RIM is Toast, At Least For Now

RIM is toast, if the stock price’s performance in after-hours trades is any indication after the company announced its earnings. Well, the earnings was great with the fourth-fiscal quarter surged 32% on strong sales of the company’s BlackBerry smartphones. What was disastrous was the forecast for the current period that is below Wall Street’s expectation. […]

... written on Mar 25 2011

Japan Nuclear Crisis Stabilizes, Libya In Focus (Photos)

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett was absolutely right when he said Japan’s devastating earthquake is the kind of extraordinary event that creates a buying opportunity for shares in Japanese companies. It’s no brainer that the earthquake and the nuclear catastrophe was a temporary setback unless of course the whole Japan island was totally wipe out. Furthermore, […]

... written on Mar 22 2011

iPad 2 Launch: 13 Things That May Interest You

Appearing in his standard black turtleneck and jeans, Steve Jobs, the master-mind behind iPod, iPhone and iPad showed up on stage to a standing ovation in San Francisco Wednesday. Looked gaunt but energetic as before, his presence seems to send a message that he’s not dying as reported by paparazzi and is still in command […]

... written on Mar 03 2011

Breakout Stock That May Interest You – RIMM

Warren Buffett’s favourite valuation tool – Total Market Capitalization of Public Stocks vs GNP – says the U.S. stock market is getting expensive. Well, if you believe in the same valuation metric ratio as the measurement in stocks investment, you may want to take note and start selling or to at least take some profits. […]

... written on Feb 15 2011

Thanks AIG, RIMM & APPL For The Ang Pow

If you think trading over internet is fun because it gives you the freedom to basically trade anything under the sun and moon, wait till you get yourself a smartphone and able to trade anything anywhere – provided you’re within the coverage of either WIFI or 3G. Can you imagine you’re out of town and […]

... written on Feb 11 2011

Another Mega-Merger, Deutsche Boerse to Acquire NYSE

Germany’s Deutsche Boerse AG, the company that owns and runs Frankfurt stock exchange, could soon take over the American’s New York Stock Exchange. NYSE Euronext Inc., which also operates exchanges in Europe, said it is in “advanced discussions” about a possible merger with Deutsche Boerse. The merger would create the world’s largest trading powerhouse with […]

... written on Feb 10 2011

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