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Portfolio – How to trade the FBM KLCI 30 stocks?

Trading room – Thu 22 Nov 2018

 

Bursa Malaysia was the worst performer among the key Asian markets yesterday as the selling of banks and companies like Axiata and Genting Bhd dragged the FBM KLCI deeper into the red.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed Wednesday’s session just below the flatline, erasing a 200-point jump, as shares of Apple failed to hold on to strong gains from earlier in the day.

Meanwhile, Asian stocks are mixed but at least a few markets here are likely to resume their dominant trend soon.

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Hot Sector – How to trade the Technology sector?

Trading room – Wed 21 Nov 2018

 

The US Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 fell sharply on Tuesday and turned negative for the year as a decline in the retail stock, Target pressured retailers, while some of its most popular tech shares dropped again.

The 30-stock Dow dropped 551.80 points to 24,465.64 and the S&P 500 plunged 1.8 percent to close at 2,641.89. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite also dropped 1.7 percent to 6,908.82.

The continued fall on Tuesday’s came a day after members of the popular “FAANG” trade —Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Google-parent Alphabet — all closed in a bear market, down more than 20 percent from their 52-week highs (a widely used barometer by Wall Street).

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Hibiscus added to MSCI Global Small Cap Indexes

Warrants Commentary (12 Nov to 16 Nov)

Warrants over Hibiscus Petroleum (Hibiscus), an independent oil and gas upstream exploration and production company, were popular last week as news broke last Thursday (14 Nov) that Hibiscus was added to the MSCI Global Small Cap Indexes. The share price rose 5.9% in total on Thursday and Friday last week, ending the week at RM1.07. Continue reading Hibiscus added to MSCI Global Small Cap Indexes

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Trading – What is the best trading signal to use in the market?

Trading room – Monday 19 Nov 2018

 

Most traders are always looking for the trading system that can give them the best trade signals to act and make money in the market. Let’s define a trade signal first.

A trading signal is a trigger for action, either to buy or sell a security or other asset in the market and generated by an analysis. This analysis can be generated by using fundamental analysis, technical indicators (which can be quantitative or qualitative) or it can be generated using simple or complex mathematical algorithms.

The signals can be based on direct market conditions (for example the price or volume movement of a stock) or non-direct market factors such as the company or economic indicators.

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Trading – Man vs. Machines: Part 2 of a Continuing Series on “How Algorithm Trading Can Supercharge Your Trading Profit”

Trading room – Friday 16 Nov 2018

 

Part 2 – Man vs. Machine: Kasparov vs. Deep Blue

In the first part of this series on how algorithm trading can supercharge your trading profit, we look at an introduction to the world of algorithm trading and how it is a force that has changed and continued to disrupt the global investment and trading world.

You can read Part 1 here on Introduction: When humans and machines collide.

Obviously, before we look further at the power of big data analytics and algorithm trading, we would like to look at how it all started with an astounding event in 1996/1997 that captivated the entire world attention.

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