After China Being Labeled as Currency Manipulator, What is Next then?


It was an exciting week we have just experienced as far as market fireworks are concerned. In the previous week, we saw the little market drop after the Fed announcement of an interest rate cut and followed by Trump kicked off trade war battle for another round of tariff hike by 10% against Chinese imported good … Continue reading After China Being Labeled as Currency Manipulator, What is Next then?

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Precious Window of Opportunity Right Here


It is right within our expectation that Fed yielded to public and political pressure to cut-rate as announced on August 1st, Thursday morning (Asian time). However, the market reacted with weird responses. Both the equity market and gold prices dropped dead, while USD rose unexpectedly. The only explanation would be that market was disappointed with … Continue reading Precious Window of Opportunity Right Here

Market Observation for June 2019


Global stock market for the month of May reflected the curse of “sell in May, go away” seasonal expectation. The entire month of May has seen global stock market slipping all the way down. Partly to blame is the rekindle trade war between US and China.  Hong Kong market has its  worst performing month since … Continue reading Market Observation for June 2019

What does a CeaseFire of the Trade War Means?


The most awaited moment of global traders for the meeting at Buenos Aires, not for the G 20 Summit, but the two heads of largest economy in the world. The outcome has finally been determined on Saturday night (Asian hours). Most major news carriers called it a “ceasefire” between the two globally influential nations. Global … Continue reading What does a CeaseFire of the Trade War Means?

Trade War for Real


Interestingly, while Sino-US were having trade war threat with rhetoric back and forth like two childish kids having words of fight, Nasdaq continued to create new historical heights in the week just past. It reflects as if there were people in the US who do not believe that the trade war is really serious. Or … Continue reading Trade War for Real

Do You Want to Freak Out Too?


It has been a rough week to bear for investors, especially for the last straw where Trump surprised the market by announcing raising import Tax for Steel and Aluminum. Criticism around the world from both investors and political leaders roared with disappointment and anger. Market Apocalyptics, of course were not sitting tight without trumpeting symphony. … Continue reading Do You Want to Freak Out Too?