Call Warants Expiry Date, Strike Price & Exercise Ratio

One of the main problem with Malaysia stock market is the attitude of the authority, be it Security Commission or the Stock Exchange itself (better known as Bursa or KLSE) in creating more values to investors (retail of foreign) in terms of basic lifeblood in the form of "information". Despite screa [...]

What's The New Component In Branding?

What are the most important division / department that will drive and determine the success of a company? Don't be surprise if mostly answered "Sales" department but in actual fact it's the "Marketing" department. No doubt the salesman or woman are the people who bring in sales and revenue to the co [...]

Does Malaysia Needs Bakun Project?

For decades (first proposed in 1960s), there have been discussions concerning the controversial building of the Bakun Dam in the Malaysian state of Sarawak which would be the largest dam in southeast Asia if built but will also be the most expensive totalling RM 15.0 billion. After being indefinitel [...]

Biggest-Ever Foreign Acquisition In Britain

The Nihon Keizai business daily reported Japan Tobacco Inc. (TYO : JTI, 2914) announced on Friday it would buy Britain's Gallaher Group Plc (LON : GLH) for $14.7 billion in the biggest-ever foreign acquisition by a Japanese company. Japan Tobacco (50 percent owned by the Japanese government) agreed [...]

Take Profit On VFC And RIG

Decided to lock-in my profit yesterday, 14-Dec-2006, on one of my favorite stock, Transocean Inc. (NYSE : RIG, quote) in following of my previous article Time To Relook At Oil Stocks dated 30-Nov-2006. Several reasons stated such as weather condition, U.S. inventories of crude oil and possible react [...]

Kuok Group Consolidates To Defend Palm Oil Business

The Kuok Group, controlled by tycoon Tan Sri Robert Kuok, is undertaking a mammoth S$6.6 billion (RM15.18 billion) corporate exercise to merge several of its companies here and in Singapore, including Wilmar International Ltd (SIN : F34) and PPB Oil Palms Bhd (KLSE : PPB, stock-code : 6823). As part [...]

Are Your Trades Being Sold By Your Own Broker?

In my previous article, I talked about "Are You Getting National Best Bid and Offer?" and why should you concern about this issue as it makes a difference in determining whether your trade is a profitable, exit-with-minimal-loss or break-even.Let's continue and see why some brokers didn't get you th [...]

Are You Getting National Best Bid And Offer?

So, you're an existing investor / speculator / punter (regardless of which category, your main intention is to make money) who has an account with a broker firm within your area. Or you're new to this exciting game of stocks investing and option trading of which you're very eager to get yourself sta [...]

Investing Stocks Or Options – Consider Brokerage Fees

Unless you're big-time investors who buy in millions of dollars in a trade of which the brokerage fees is negligible, you should re-consider the amount of brokerage fees charged on your transaction.Brokerages such as Merrill Lynch (NYSE: MER), UBS (NYSE: UBS), Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS), and Citigrou [...]




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