In 2008, (most) people all around the world were caught up in a rude shock as they see one of the worst financial crisis crashed upon the shores of their countries. Equity markets everywhere crashed, millions of jobs disappeared and banks all around the world had to be bailed out by governments. Even the British Queen (Elizabeth … Continue reading Deleveraging crisis ahead?
I recently took a short trip to the Pearl of the Orient, checking out great food as well as the famous sights and of course, to assess the local economy. Upon landing, I put up at Prudential Hotel at Jordan (佐敦), which is an extremely convenient place for a foreigner to live in as its … Continue reading Thoughts & Observations from Hong Kong
In his autobiography: "So Far, So Good", veteran investor Roy Neuberger, founder of well-known investment firm Neuberger Berman recalled the events of his life and shared insights on business as well as investing. Neuberger reminiscences the days of his youth, from his wanderlust in France to his love for fine art, which led him to develop his lifelong … Continue reading Neuberger’s Principles for Successful Investing!
Investor Michael Steinhardt stands out heads and shoulders among all of the many numerous professional money managers that Wall Street has ever produced. He's amazing track record of generating double-digit average annualised returns over a period of almost 3 decades (28 years to be exact) has made him and his clients a tremendous amount of money - a … Continue reading Learning from a King of Wall Street – Michael Steinhardt’s autobiogaphy
Take a look at this info-graphic for a moment: It chronicles the history of the tallest skyscrapers ever built on earth. Now, look at the years they were completed. Notice anything interesting? Here's a hint: historically, each new skyscraper coincided with the end of an economic boom associated with it... a hallmark that signifies the … Continue reading Jeddah’s Kingdom Tower -Tombstone of a hydrocarbon juggernaut?
At ChatWithTraders.com, we are able to listen to wonderful interviews of successful traders and investors done via podcasts. It is an invaluable source of insights and a great asset to many of us actively involved in the markets! One particular interview that stood out to me was the podcast with Jack Litle from Mercenary Trader. In … Continue reading Insights from a global macro trader