Archive for February, 2011

  • How about looking in your stock portfolio? Are there some stocks or funds that have been in there gathering dust, giving no return and tying up money that could be earning an investment return elsewhere? Isn’t it time to take your own “mark down” to clean out space for new stocks that will make you some money?

    Filene Plan For Stocks

    How about looking in your stock portfolio? Are there some stocks or funds that have been in there gathering dust, giving no return and tying up money that could be earning an investment return elsewhere? Isn’t it time to take your own “mark down” to clean out space for new stocks that will make you some money?

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  • There are people who are paid big bucks for opinions. Stock analysts are hired by big brokerage companies to research individual companies and both the local and world economies. They spend hours, days and weeks investigating a company balance sheet. A few will actually go to the company headquarters to see the physical plant and interview with management. Ultimately they will form an opinion on whether the stock should or should not be bought or sold.

    Belly Buttons

    There are people who are paid big bucks for opinions. Stock analysts are hired by big brokerage companies to research individual companies and both the local and world economies. They spend hours, days and weeks investigating a company balance sheet. A few will actually go to the company headquarters to see the physical plant and interview with management. Ultimately they will form an opinion on whether the stock should or should not be bought or sold.

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  • If you open a savings account at the bank, they will pay you interest on your savings. So you think that your savings are guaranteed to grow and that makes you feel extremely good! But wait until you see what inflation will do to your investment in the long-term!

    Saving Versus Investing

    If you open a savings account at the bank, they will pay you interest on your savings. So you think that your savings are guaranteed to grow and that makes you feel extremely good! But wait until you see what inflation will do to your investment in the long-term!

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  • Mengikut sejarah, skim unit amanah (SUA) yang pertama di dunia, The Foreign and Colonial Government Trust, diasaskan di London pada tahun 1868 namun SUA pada waktu itu tidak sepopular SUA pada masa kini. Di Amerika Syarikat, satu skim pelaburan berkelompok (collective investment scheme) yang menyerupai SUA menjadi popular sekitar tahun 1950an – iaitu satu syarikat pelaburan “open-end” dikenali sebagai “mutual fund“. Hanya pada tahun 60-an dan 70-an, SUA menjadi sebutan ramai termasuk di negara-negara seperti United Kingdom dan Australia.

    Back to Basic – Sejarah Industri Unit Amanah di Malaysia

    Mengikut sejarah, skim unit amanah (SUA) yang pertama di dunia, The Foreign and Colonial Government Trust, diasaskan di London pada tahun 1868 namun SUA pada waktu itu tidak sepopular SUA pada masa kini. Di Amerika Syarikat, satu skim pelaburan berkelompok (collective investment scheme) yang menyerupai SUA menjadi popular sekitar tahun 1950an – iaitu satu syarikat pelaburan “open-end” dikenali sebagai “mutual fund“. Hanya pada tahun 60-an dan 70-an, SUA menjadi sebutan ramai termasuk di negara-negara seperti United Kingdom dan Australia.

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  • Saya percaya, anda semua yang main saham ni ada buat rekod setiap transaksi saham. Tak ada? Kalau tak ada macam mana anda nak tahu berapa banyak anda untung dan rugi? Yang paling pentingnya, dengan ada rekod tu, anda boleh study balik semua transaksi saham. Boleh tahu part mana anda buat silap dan part mana anda buat betul. Tapi kalau tak ada rekod, bermakna anda tak serius dalam pelaburan saham. Main-main saja.

    Apa Yang Patut Kita Buat Semasa Pasaran Dalam Downtrend (Menurun)?

    Saya percaya, anda semua yang main saham ni ada buat rekod setiap transaksi saham. Tak ada? Kalau tak ada macam mana anda nak tahu berapa banyak anda untung dan rugi? Yang paling pentingnya, dengan ada rekod tu, anda boleh study balik semua transaksi saham. Boleh tahu part mana anda buat silap dan part mana anda buat betul. Tapi kalau tak ada rekod, bermakna anda tak serius dalam pelaburan saham. Main-main saja.

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  • Most brokers have not been taught by their companies how to make money and few have any idea what to do when the market tanks. They look at each other with blank faces and ask what do we do now. Customers call either crying or screaming.

    Making Money In A Down Market

    Most brokers have not been taught by their companies how to make money and few have any idea what to do when the market tanks. They look at each other with blank faces and ask what do we do now. Customers call either crying or screaming.

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  • You must display financial soundness. Whether or not you believe it, your children really pay attention to what you say and do. As the first authority that normally appears, a parent becomes a model on which the child fixates

    The Importance of Financial Awareness in your Children

    You must display financial soundness. Whether or not you believe it, your children really pay attention to what you say and do. As the first authority that normally appears, a parent becomes a model on which the child fixates

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  • Paper money is no longer considered to be safe.  All over the globe investors are watching all of the reckless money printing that has been going on and they are becoming alarmed.  An increasing number of investors and financial institutions are putting their wealth into hard assets that are real and tangible in an effort to preserve their wealth.

    6 Charts Which Prove That Central Banks All Over The Globe Are Recklessly Printing Money

    Paper money is no longer considered to be safe. All over the globe investors are watching all of the reckless money printing that has been going on and they are becoming alarmed. An increasing number of investors and financial institutions are putting their wealth into hard assets that are real and tangible in an effort to preserve their wealth.

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  • If you are a greedy trader and always try to squeeze every last point out of every trade, it's only a matter of time before you end up with a lot less than you actually started with!

    Fear of Regret and Greed

    If you are a greedy trader and always try to squeeze every last point out of every trade, it's only a matter of time before you end up with a lot less than you actually started with!

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  • A bear market needs to be avoided at all costs, or you will again join millions of mislead investors who will watch their (bullish) portfolio sink into oblivion. To say investing for the long-term is the answer when buying and holding is simply not acceptable, because who wants to go down with a bear market and then wait some five or more years just to make up the losses?

    Bear Market Thoughts

    A bear market needs to be avoided at all costs, or you will again join millions of mislead investors who will watch their (bullish) portfolio sink into oblivion. To say investing for the long-term is the answer when buying and holding is simply not acceptable, because who wants to go down with a bear market and then wait some five or more years just to make up the losses?

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