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Trading – The importance of Position Sizing in your trading system: Part 2

Wed 16 Jan 2019

 

In the first part of this article, we looked at why position sizing can single-handedly give a trader the biggest benefit of being very successful in the long run and some of the methods one can use to optimise the position sizing of trade positions in his portfolio. Continue reading Trading – The importance of Position Sizing in your trading system: Part 2

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Hot sector – Trading and tracking Insurance stocks for opportunities

Fri 11 Jan 2019

It was reported by the media (Edge Daily Online) that Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has come out to say that Singapore insurer Great Eastern Life Assurance (Malaysia) Bhd is exempted from Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) ruling on foreign ownership of local entities. Continue reading Hot sector – Trading and tracking Insurance stocks for opportunities

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Hot sector – How to play sector rotation and make alpha (outperform)

Wed 9 Jan 2019

The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI index hit a low of 1626 on 18 Dec 2018 and over the last 3 weeks has since rebounded to a close of 1672 yesterday. The current rally over the period actually hit a high of 1701 on 31 Dec, which was likely due to window dressing activities. Continue reading Hot sector – How to play sector rotation and make alpha (outperform)

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Market – Bull opportunity or bull trap in local and global markets?

Mon 7 Jan 2019

US stocks rallied on last Friday after two positive pieces of news for the market. The first one was where the US Labour Department said the U.S. economy added 312,000 jobs in December, which blew past an expectation of 176,000 jobs. The second piece of news was where the US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank will be patient in raising rates, quelling fears of tighter monetary policy in the near future. Continue reading Market – Bull opportunity or bull trap in local and global markets?

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Hot Sector – When to (really) buy back Technology stocks?

Fri 4 Jan 2019

It’s sounds like déjà vu all over again especially for high-flying technology stocks. U.S. stocks fell sharply on Thursday following a dire quarterly warning from Apple. The iPhone maker blamed a slowing Chinese economy for the shortfall, intensifying fears that the global economy may be slowing down because of the ongoing trade war. Continue reading Hot Sector – When to (really) buy back Technology stocks?

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Special Message for 2019

Thur 3 Jan 2019

The market performance is in for 2018 and it was a sorry state for most markets in 2018 after a strong 2017.

The world’s biggest markets, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P500 were down 6.2 percent and 5.6 percent, respectively, for 2018. Both indices posted their biggest annual losses since 2008, when they plunged 38.5 percent and 33.8 percent, respectively. The Nasdaq Composite lost 3.9 percent in 2018, its worst year in a decade, when it dropped 40 percent. Continue reading Special Message for 2019