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

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Surprisingly Profit Exceeding RM 15,000 for the First Time in 2019


I haven’t updated my unit trust investment portfolio for quite some time for various reasons.  Last week, when Gold price spiked sky high, I thought it would be good to take a look how my investment portfolio has performed. Then on June 26th, after every NAV figure updated, I was surprised to see the profit … Continue reading Surprisingly Profit Exceeding RM 15,000 for the First Time in 2019

Has the Sparkle Gold Arrived now?


Most investors have been quite apprehensive about market involvement these while when the trade war is seemingly looming on the horizon. But the equity markets have nonetheless once again defied everyone by creating new height or near new height last Thursday. The most magnificent performer for the week is the spot gold. It has spiked … Continue reading Has the Sparkle Gold Arrived now?

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”?

What Does it Mean to Have Long Term Investment?


Time is the best factor for investment return. The longer the time you have invested your money, the better you can have for your return. Those who aim for big gain in short time will end up like shooting the air. As a reason we often heard prudent investment advice for long term. Those who … Continue reading What Does it Mean to Have Long Term Investment?

7 Essential Keys for Investment Success


While most people failed to make market investment a success till the end, but few people do make it a success. Knowing what the factors that killed an investor are is critical at the very beginning then. These factors were published in previous articles on 7 Deadly Investor Killers. On the other hand, knowing there … Continue reading 7 Essential Keys for Investment Success

Astonishing Effect of Compounding Growth


Most investors are aware of the power of compounding interest as the most powerful force of the universe as too many people put the quote to Albert Einstein’s mouth where he probably didn’t say it at all. However, most people would not mind whoever said it. It is indeed a powerful thing we all recognize. … Continue reading Astonishing Effect of Compounding Growth