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StarBiz Weekly Column No. 46 - Stock Market Manipulation, An Age-Old Bane

StarBiz Weekly Column No. 46 - Stock Market Manipulation, An Age-Old Bane
Stock market manipulation is very common be it developed or developing markets. Many investors especially the retail often lose money in the stock market due to pump & dump schemes and manipulations by operators. Because of manipulation, it gives the stock market a bad name. However, it appears ...
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StarBiz Weekly Column No. 45 - Should You Invest In An Illiquid Stock

StarBiz Weekly Column No. 45 - Should You Invest In An Illiquid Stock
Stock liquidity have always been a consideration for many investors when picking stocks. It directly correlates with the share price movement. But does it reflect the quality of the company and it's intrinsic value? Feel free to have a read of this week's StarBiz Column.#StarBiz#Investment#smal...
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StarBiz No. 41 - Financial Literacy & Bankruptcy

StarBiz No. 41 - Financial Literacy & Bankruptcy
Financial literacy and bankruptcy goes hand in hand. Based on the statistics by MDI, it is worrying to see a large number of bankruptcy occurring in youths today. Being financially prudent is important not only to achieve financial freedom but to live a happier life. Knowledge and awareness is cruci...
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StarBiz No. 40 - A "Volcker Recession" In The Making?

StarBiz No. 40 - A "Volcker Recession" In The Making?
The fear of recession and inflation has been the headline news for the stock market in the past many months. I believe it will remain so moving ahead. But will it be a repeat of the 1980s? It has been awhile since my last StarBiz article. Thank you everyone who were concerned about me. Hope you...
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StarBiz Market Outlook 7th May 2022 - Comments by Nixon Wong, CIO of Tradeview Capital

StarBiz Market Outlook 7th May 2022 - Comments by Nixon Wong, CIO of Tradeview Capital
Our CIO, Nixon Wong in his first media interview, shared his insights alongside other professionals, on the local market outlook 📉 for the week ahead as well as strategy for retail investors to adopt navigating this volatile period in the global markets. Have a read here in StarBiz. If you all ...
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StarBiz No. 39 - The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Digital Ads

StarBiz No. 39 - The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Digital Ads
Digital ads maybe the way forward for advertising but contents of digital ads have been widely criticised for many years. The rise of fake gurus, misleading scams and dubious courses require a closer scrutiny by all parties. Feel free to read this week's StarBiz Column#Starbiz#MasterClass#FURU#digit...
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Starbiz No. 38 - Commercial Interests Should Not Trump Financial Prudence

Starbiz No. 38 - Commercial Interests Should Not Trump Financial Prudence
Buy Now, Pay Later have been making waves for several years now where it is among the new ways fintech & e-commerce to platforms to derive substantial revenue. The question is, by encouraging consumption spending and even charging high interests rates to consumers, it is in fact creating an envi...
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Starbiz No. 37 - Fintech Built on Retail DNA

Starbiz No. 37 - Fintech Built on Retail DNA
Fintech is the biggest tech trends which commands premium valuation from investors. Most are jumping on the bandwagon. Importantly, is to separate wheat from chaff and assess the viability of Fintech ventures. This is the only way to ensure investment would be safe. Have a read of this week's c...
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Financial Literacy Tools A Key Factor - StarBiz 30th March 2022

Financial Literacy Tools A Key Factor - StarBiz 30th March 2022
If we hope that Malaysia's stock market to do well and be sustainable, it is important to embrace the wave of retail investors and keep them interested. The only way they will remain interested if they can benefit from investing, and that is only possible with sufficient knowledge. Hence, investor e...
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StarBiz No. 35 - Koi’s Law, Talent & Wage Growth

StarBiz No. 35 - Koi’s Law, Talent & Wage Growth
Minimum wage policy has attracted opposing voices from various camps. Employers and business owners have been accused to neglect to understand the pain of low income employees. However, there is more to it than what meets the eyes. Feel free to have a read this week's column in StarBiz. #Starbiz#Min...
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StarBiz No. 34 - China Technology Stocks All Doom & Gloom?

StarBiz No. 34 - China Technology Stocks All Doom & Gloom?
What transpired over the week in the Chinese stock market (especially tech sector) was indeed a rollercoaster ride. The magnitude of plunge and rebound is shocking even by global standards. So should investors still consider investing in Chinese technology and internet stocks or stay away until the ...
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StarBiz No. 33 - Investing Amid Geopolitical Risk

StarBiz No. 33 - Investing Amid Geopolitical Risk
It's never easy thinking about investing during market turbulence amidst global geopolitical tensions. The last thing on the mind of investors are about profits as preservation of capital becomes important. However, it also offers good opportunity especially if one has a long term investment horizon...
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StarBiz No. 32 - The Common Premise of EPF, Berkshire Hathaway

StarBiz No. 32 - The Common Premise of EPF, Berkshire Hathaway
Berkshire Hathaway recently shared their annual letter to shareholders conveying their thoughts and outlook on the market. The nugget of wisdom by Warren Buffet is ever refreshing despite this six decades old practice. It made me correlate with how EPF have safeguard the nest eggs of countless hardw...
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StarBiz No. 31 - ESG or Not, Fund Flow Drive Rallies

StarBiz No. 31 - ESG or Not, Fund Flow Drive Rallies
ESG investment theme and philosophy have been widely emphasised by many quarters in the past two years. For this reason, companies and sectors which were deemed non-compliant have been impacted in terms of share price performance in 2021. This year, the market movement and fund flows have made it a ...
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StarBiz No. 29 - Dwindling Interest of Retail Investors in Bursa

StarBiz No. 29 - Dwindling Interest of Retail Investors in Bursa
Majority of retail investors are attracted to where the profits are within the shortest possible time. Wherever the potential profits are, that is where they go. Over the past 18 months we have seen gradual decline in retail investors participation and all indicators point towards dwindling interest...
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StarBiz No. 28 - The Economics of Sports

StarBiz No. 28 - The Economics of Sports
With the BAM & Lee Zii Jia, Goh Jin Wei coming to a close with a resolution in sight, it highlights a larger underlying issue for the model of sports in our country. To grow and develop the country's sporting landscape, there is no escaping from the reality of life and the economics forces withi...
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StarBiz No. 26 - The Family Legacy In Business

StarBiz No. 26 - The Family Legacy In Business
The Western and Asian approach towards business and succession appear to be vastly different. As a business owner, which is the better way to keep the business alive for generations to come? While family legacy is important, should it be the sole determining factor on passing the torch? Feel fr...
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StarBiz No. 25 - A Trillion Dollar Business

StarBiz No. 25 - A Trillion Dollar Business
As Apple scales new heights and hit record high market cap being the first company to cross the US$ 3 trillion threshold ever, the question then would be what does it entail to be a trillion dollar company? Feel free to have a read this week's column in StarBiz.#Starbiz#Apple If you all have any ide...
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StarBiz No. 24 - Little Strokes Fell Great Oaks

StarBiz No. 24 - Little Strokes Fell Great Oaks
The innate nature of human requires some form of guidance hence the hype in market predictions and forecast. Just a quick overall outlook for 2022, feel free to have a read this week's column in StarBiz.  Happy New Year to all. Have a good celebration with the family. #Starbiz#HappyNe...
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StarBiz No. 22 - Regulation, A Necessary Evil?

StarBiz No. 22 - Regulation, A Necessary Evil?
If there is a major underlying theme for the stock market globally for 2021, I would have to say it is regulation. Regulatory policies have impacted the China stock market significantly and even domestically various new policies have totally impacted our equity markets. Is this a new norm or is it a...
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