Did We Make a Mistake?


Previous Week, we have noticed bond fund was dropping under the fear of Malaysia Government bond being kicked out of the FTSE Russell World Bond Index, which will eventually cause a massive exodus of capital fund from Malaysia. At that time, we were not sure why bond investors had such a fear and started running … Continue reading Did We Make a Mistake?

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Should We Take Gold Fund’s Profit Now?


Several days ago, one of my group members seeing the Gold price was dropping texted me a question asking whether she should take profit after the gold price has been running up so fast in so short a period. If you are familiar with stock investing, you might have heard the idiom says, “what goes … Continue reading Should We Take Gold Fund’s Profit Now?

How to Distinguish Negative Economic News


A few days ago, I came across an article entitled “It is Confirmed that there is no recession here.” But when I looked at the comment section, one reader responded re-actively saying: “There will be market crash tomorrow, you better get out of the market immediately today.” Which one would you think have more weigh to … Continue reading How to Distinguish Negative Economic News

How Much is Enough?


How much is your retirement fund? Is your retirement fund enough for you to retire comfortably? These are few of the popped-up messages in my daily news reading. There are numerous online articles discussing retirement plan. Suggestions for saving target of retirement fund are given ranging from an amount 10 times more than your salary … Continue reading How Much is Enough?

Are You Investing or Gambling?


Few weeks ago, a pop-up notification in my hand phone notifying a news article releasing a group of co-workers won first price of a lottery ticket in a Western country. The news said the winners split the prize among themselves. While remain anonymous, some of the winners reportedly said they will use the money to … Continue reading Are You Investing or Gambling?

What does it Mean by “Global Growth Slow Down”?


As the new year 2019 started, many economics, experts, commentators alike are very concern about economic health of the world. Many have predicted there will be a global growth slow down for the year 2019, but not a recession year. If we were to presume this prediction is correct, what is the consequence of market … Continue reading What does it Mean by “Global Growth Slow Down”?

Snares of Market Predictions


US market has just posted the best weeks for the month since  March 2016 particularly true for S&P 500 index. It has crashed those who have left market earlier but rewarded those who bet from bottom fishing. However, no one can be certain whether this surge set up a bull trapped or real bull run … Continue reading Snares of Market Predictions