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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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Get Real On The Economic Recovery And Stock Market Rally

Third quarter earnings season is still ongoing but if you read closely into the numbers, fundamentals have barely improved, which stand at odds to the heady valuations arising from this stock market rally. On the bright side, JP Morgan and Goldman … Continue reading

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Is This Stock Market Rally For Real?

With each passing week, the case for a bearish reversal out of this stock market rally becomes stronger. For the time being, the bulls triumphed by breaking out of a potentially ugly double top pattern. This raging bullish sentiment pretty … Continue reading

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Stark Naked Fear In Stock Markets

On Monday, we had a fantastic stock market rally after the US Treasury engineered a takeover of troubled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Regardless of it being the costliest bailout in US financial history, investors’ confidence were restored… for … Continue reading

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Plunge In Oil Prices Claims Another Major Casualty

The US dollar, inspired largely by plunging oil prices and growing pessimism over the economic health of the EU and the U.K, is going gangbusters of late. It traded at $1.4455 Wednesday, a seven-month high against the euro. On the other … Continue reading

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Hurricane Gustav Brings Cheers To Oil Market

Hurricane Gustav is set to bring cheers to the battered oil and commodities market as it heads towards the Gulf of Mexico. Oil prices briefly touched $119.63 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange before falling back to $118.15 … Continue reading

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Singapore Aims To Be Asia’s Commodity Hub

The Singapore Mercantile Exchange (SMX), will offer futures and options trading in Asian time zone on metals, energy, agricultural commodities, currency pairs, carbon credits, etc. Continue reading

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Terrible Day For Dow Jones

If you look at the Dow Jones yesterday, it seems like the sky has fallen. Continue reading

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