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StarBiz No.13 - Is Short Selling A Fair Game?

StarBiz No.13 - Is Short Selling A Fair Game?
Dear all, this is my 13th weekly column in StarBiz. Retail investors have always been lamenting about short sellers especially when it is a bet against their position. The question is, should short sellers be celebrated or shunned? If you can't access, you can read HERE  If you all have any ide...
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Adam Yeap, Owner of 212 Hospitality and co-founder of Wonderbrew

Adam Yeap, Owner of 212 Hospitality and co-founder of Wonderbrew
As part of my pro bono initiative to give back towards investor education & financial literacy, I often look for stories among retail investors from all walks of life to share their journey with the investing community.  This is the 3rd NST Business x Tradeview news piece and this week...
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StarBiz No.12 - Social Good In Financial Markets

StarBiz No.12 - Social Good In Financial Markets
Dear all, this is my 12th weekly column in StarBiz. ESG is such a big movement across financial markets that reshape the valuation of various sectors across the board. The question is how do one balance between ESG priorities vs social cost / balance sheet / profitability? If you all have any ideas ...
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StarBiz No.11 - The Paradox of Michael Burry and Cathie Wood

StarBiz No.11 - The Paradox of Michael Burry and Cathie Wood
Dear all, this is my 10th weekly column in StarBiz. This week focus is less about the stock market but on corporate structures that drive a country's economy. I especially enjoy stories of entrepreneurs which rise through adversity in life like Brian Kim. If you can't access, you can read HERE. If y...
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StarBiz No.10 - Can Evergrande Remain Ever Grand?

StarBiz No.10 - Can Evergrande Remain Ever Grand?
Dear all, this is my 10th weekly column in StarBiz. Evergrande is one of the major concern for investors in the markets today. For a glimpse to the real estate sector, feel free to have a read. If you can't access, you can read HERE. If you all have any ideas or thoughts to share with me, you can al...
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Muzahid Shah, CEO of SteerQuest Sdn. Bhd.

Muzahid Shah, CEO of SteerQuest Sdn. Bhd.
It is always a great privilege to be able to share the stories of other people, especially retail investors to inspire fellow investing community. This is the 2nd NST Business x Tradeview news article, and this week, the spotlight is on Muzahid Shah, co-founder and CEO of SteerQuest Sdn. Bhd. a...
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StarBiz No.9 - Corporate Structure Determines The Fate of A Nation

StarBiz No.9 - Corporate Structure Determines The Fate of A Nation
Dear all, this is my 9th weekly column in StarBiz. This week focus is less about the stock market but on corporate structures that drive a country's economy. I especially enjoy stories of entrepreneurs which rise through adversity in life like Brian Kim. If you can't access, you can read HERE. If yo...
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CITYPlusFM【城市话题】— 恒大事件岌岌可危,中国“打房”引发房产压力

CITYPlusFM【城市话题】— 恒大事件岌岌可危,中国“打房”引发房产压力
That will be the biggest focus and story for the week. Coinciding with that, #CityPlusFM the Mandarin radio station similar to BFM has invited me to their primetime morning show for a live interview at 8am. I will be on their airwaves and Facebook live as well. For those who are on the road, feel fr...
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Top Glove Results Update (Q4FY21) & Management Briefing

Top Glove Results Update (Q4FY21) & Management Briefing
Top Glove latest results may have come to a surprise to many as its revenue halved QoQ to RM 2.1B and Net Profit fell below RM 1B to RM 607M. The reasons were predominantly due to three factors : 1. There were no sales to US from April 2021 which forms 15% of Top Glove income contribution. 2. ASP an...
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News Straits Times Business x Tradeview - Stories of Retail Investors & the Stock Market

News Straits Times Business x Tradeview - Stories of Retail Investors & the Stock Market
Dear all, I have been rather busy recently hence there were lesser market commentaries compared to the past. The reason is because after my book launch, I have started working on a pro bono project on the side, to champion my personal belief; which is empowering retail investors and lending voice to...
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StarBiz No.8 - The Fund Flow Conundrum

StarBiz No.8 - The Fund Flow Conundrum
Dear all, this is my 8th weekly column in StarBiz. This week topic is a bit heavy and focuses on fund flow in our local stock market. For your reading pleasure. If you can't access, you can read HERE. If you all have any ideas or thoughts to share with me, you can always reach out to me at : Fo...
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Key Takeaways From Hartalega's 2021 AGM

Key Takeaways From Hartalega's 2021 AGM
Annual General Meeting are opportunities for ordinary shareholders to access management of listed companies. It is particularly important for retail shareholders due to their lack of corporate access on a normal basis unlike research analysts or fund managers. Naturally, this would lead to it b...
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StarBiz No.7 - Are Online Forums Still Relevant for Retail Investors?

StarBiz No.7 - Are Online Forums Still Relevant for Retail Investors?
Dear all, this is my 7th weekly column in StarBiz. This week I wrote about online forums & retail investors after Serba Dinamik took KLSE Screener to court. I highlighted I3investor, StockBit, Malaysiastock.Biz & Lowyat.net and their importance to daily internet users. I was a once a sm...
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Media Chinese, Uchitect & Allianz Results Update

Media Chinese, Uchitect & Allianz Results Update
Media Chinese International Results Update (Q1 FY22) MediaC results have shown improvement YoY by narrowing its losses significantly due to the economy reopening of foreign markets. However it slipped back into the red as travel business yet to pick up due to Delta variant resurgence globally&n...
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Supermax Results Update (Q4 FY21)

Supermax Results Update (Q4 FY21)
Supermax results came in better than my expectations as I was anticipating quite a steep drop in revenue and profits due to MCO / EMCO closure impact. It is rather positive to see they managed a revenue of RM1.875B and net profit coming in at RM 958M (after minority interests). This is also because ...
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Silverlake Axis Results Update (Q4 FY21)

Silverlake Axis Results Update (Q4 FY21)
Silverlake Axis revenue came in RM 176.7 Million for the final Q4 and it is an improvement of 12% YoY compared to earlier Q4 at RM 156 Million. Net profit came in at RM 36.9 Million this quarter versus  RM 59.1 Million last quarter. The discrepancy in topline versus the bottomline is ...
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OFI Holdings Berhad - Long Term Value Stock (Q1FY22 Update)

OFI Holdings Berhad - Long Term Value Stock (Q1FY22 Update)
OFI results for the quarter was badly impacted in terms of topline due primarily to closure of facilities for 2 weeks and also running only at 60% capacity. It effectively translates to losing 1 full month of efficient operations. This also directly impacted their revenue falling...
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StarBiz No.6 - The Economics of Politics

StarBiz No.6 - The Economics of Politics
Dear all, this is my 6th weekly column in StarBiz. This week's topic is a bit different from my past writings as it is more of the macroeconomics perspective with focus on politics rather than the stock market. For your reading pleasure. If you all have any ideas or thoughts to share with me, you ca...
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MFCB Results Update (Q2 FY21)

MFCB Results Update (Q2 FY21)
MFCB did very well and exceeded my expectations. This is primarily due from Don Sahong and it is a result of its higher Energy Availability Factor (EAF) at 95.2% due to higher water levels. This is remarkable no less as usually the wet season is between June to November. Don Sahong contributed reven...
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StarBiz No.5 - The Elusive Vaccine Play

StarBiz No.5 - The Elusive Vaccine Play
Dear all, this is my 5th weekly column in StarBiz. This week I share my insights on the chase of profits in "vaccine plays". For your reading pleasure. For those who can't access, can read HERE If you all have any ideas or thoughts to share with me, you can always reach out to me at : Follow Telegra...
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