Proton's 51% Control for Foreigner

Latest financial breaking news : The government of Malaysia is believed to have finally decided on giving foreign parties 51% control in the manufacturing operations of Proton Holdings Bhd, with German carmaker Volkswagen AG being mentioned as a potential partner.According to the source, the governm [...]

EPF's MBSB for Sale

Today's financial news reported that MBSB is up for sale ( the stock shares were up about 15% yesterday ), being one of two public listed companies in which the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has a major stake (the other being RHB - Rashid Hussain Berhad).Sources said EPF would want to move back to [...]

MBSB SkyRocket To 4-Years High

It seems MBSB ( Malaysia Building Society Berhad : stockcode 1171) which FinanceTwitter highlighted yesterday behaves very well today. Too well indeed that it skyrocket and pushed itself breaching the resistance of RM 0.885 (recorded on 10-Jan-2005) to settle at all-time high of RM 0.97 since 2002. [...]

Stocks Down After Democratic Poll Upset

U.S. stock futures pointed to a sharply lower start on Wall Street on Wednesday after Democrats swept Republicans from power in the U.S. House of Representatives and moved to the brink of taking the Senate.Nancy Pelosi spearheaded the Democratic takeover of the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday, [...]

MBSB – Pre-Independent Money Builder

Malaysia Building Society Berhad ( MBSB : stockcode 1171) has triggered FinanceTwitter and MACD "Buy" signal today with ratio of 71 Bulls : zero Bears. Volume has been building since 2 days ago. However the Relative Strength has already reached 70. The resistance is at RM 0.88 with highest recorded [...]

TANJONG – Ananda's Horse Is Running With KLCI

Tanjong Public Limited ( TANJONG : stockcode 2267 ), today triggered FinanceTwitter "Buy" signal with ratio of 2,786 Bulls : zero Bears (up from 109 Bulls yesterday). Stochastic indicator has just crossed with Relative Strength increase to 59.35. MACD triggered "Buy" signal as well. Volume is buildi [...]

Options Premium 101

What is option "premium"?The premium is the price at which an option trades, and is paid by the buyer to the writer (seller) of the contract. The premium paid by the buyer is non-refundable payment for the rights inherent in the long contract. The writer (seller) of an option contract keeps the prem [...]

Options Investing 101 – Part 3

What does it mean to be exercised or assigned on an option transaction?When you buy an option you have the right to either purchase or sell stock at a predetermined price. When and if you choose to purchase or sell stock at that predetermined price you are said to be "exercising your right".When you [...]

Options Investing 101 – Part 2

What is the contract size of an equity option?The contract size of an option refers to the amount of the underlying asset covered by the options contract. One option is equal to 100 shares unless adjusted for a special event, such as a stock split or a stock dividend. What is open interest?Open inte [...]

SUGAR Tumbles And Lost Sweetness

Loss-making Sugar Bun Corporation Bhd (SUGAR : stockcode 7036), which was queried by Bursa Malaysia on Oct 30 following the recent surge in the prices of its securities today tumbled by almost 30% (dropped by RM 0.88) from last Friday's closing of RM 2.94 to RM 2.06 at lunch-hour closing wiping out [...]


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