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Investment Outlook for 2011 – Equities vs Bonds

The more things change, the more eerily familiar they seem to be. It has been months since I updated the blog; ignoring the daily drivel proves useful as the stock market rally have stayed on course. Will 2011 bring more … Continue reading

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Stock Market Investing From May to November Fraught With Danger

Stock markets are set for a roller coaster ride this week. While strong 1st quarter profits were reported and the US economy grew 3.2% in the first quarter, slightly short of economists’ forecast but still made for a third consecutive … Continue reading

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Investing Pitfalls In the Year of Metal Tiger

The Year of the Metal Tiger is upon us. Traditionally, the Lunar New Year is a festive period where the Chinese celebrate by giving angpows, buy new stuff after doing a thorough spring cleaning, clear outstanding debts and look forward … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Suckered By Stock Market Rally In 2010

Global stock markets are poised to end on a high for the year after mounting an explosive recovery since March lows. The stock market rally, nearly ten months in duration, has surprised many naysayers with its longevity and magnitude. Nevertheless, … Continue reading

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Limited Investing Opportunities In Range Bound Trading

Time flies when we are having fun… we are now into the 13th week of a stock market rally that started in March. The embers of the stock market rally has not flickered out entirely but there are signs of … Continue reading

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Putting Your Cash To Use: Be A Gold Bug And Clear Debts

Global stock markets have been whitewashed over the past month, Dow Jones fell to its lowest level in 6 years this week, and gold has charged to a record high $1,007 as investors seek to preserve capital. Granted that Obama’s … Continue reading

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Has Gold & Silver Finally Bottomed?
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Will Wall Street Learn From Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy?

After the US government put out a forest fire with the takeover of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae last week, Wall Street’s troubles were far from over. As they say, when you see a rat in the house, you can … Continue reading

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Pre Market - September 18th 2007
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How Bonds Affect Stockholders?

Previously, I mentioned about the mix of capitalization in a corporation. This brings us to the important question of how bonds affects stockholders. In a nutshell, bonds and debentures (unsecured bonds) are debts or rather, contractual obligations. A bond agreement … Continue reading

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