The Fourth of May is commonly known in modern day pop culture as 'Star Wars Day'. It is a catchphrase among Star Wars fans and geeks, and they greet each other with the longer phrase 'May the Fourth be with you', using 'Fourth' as a pun for 'the Force', which is the name of the … Continue reading Trade Deal? The Chinese may not fold yet
There are many ways to make money in the financial markets. No matter the investment philosophy and strategy, getting risk management right is crucial if investors want to survive for the long haul. What better way to find out more about the subject than from a veteran practitioner. There are thousands of podcasts available for … Continue reading Wondering how to manage investment risk? Here’s some advice from veteran Aaron Brown
Swiss investor Felix Zulauf is a pioneer among global finance. He joint the industry before Wall Street became 'Wall Street'. He anticipated the great equity bull market in the early 1980s, made a killing for his clients during the infamous 1987 market crash, and foresaw the Asian Financial Crisis back in the 1990s. How brilliant … Continue reading A Great Podcast not to be missed
Billionaire investor Howard Marks is one of those rare people whose words pack a rare combination of wisdom and elegant common sense. When he speaks, both Wall Street and Main Street listens. He is most well-known for his letters to his clients, affectionately known as the 'Oaktree Memos', which have been compiled into a book … Continue reading Want to become a successful investor? Howard Marks explains how!
There aren't many investment books out there that offer thoughts about shorting stocks, since shorting is generally viewed as taboo (which is a misguided connotation since there's a great amount of empirical evidence to suggest that enabling short activity allows capital markets to be more efficient). Thus, there is a great deal of value to … Continue reading Dead Companies Walking – A Review
Colm O'Shea, who is the founder and CIO of London-based COMAC Capital, was once interviewed in Jack Schwager's "Hedge Fund Market Wizards" - a brilliant and epic book for readers interested in understanding the minds of various types of hedge fund managers and the way they approach the financial markets. Here are some of my main … Continue reading Investment Lessons from Investor Colm O’Shea
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!
Wilmar International. Shangri-La Hotels. Kerry Group. PACC Offshore Services... These are just some famous companies under his business empire. Billionaire Robert Kuok is an internationally well-known business figure, and his presence is almost everywhere, whether its helping Coca Cola to distribute their beverages in China or delivering edible oil and refined sugar to various countries throughout Southeast … Continue reading Robert Kuok – lessons from a business magnate
Hong Kong's Li Ka-Shing is a rags-to-riches story, a self made multi-billionaire extraordinaire, a towering icon in the global business scene as well as a legendary philanthropist. His rise to prominence over the decades is an inspiration to many young entrepreneurs or investors like myself and as such, I decided to read up about his life … Continue reading Li Ka-Shing’s 4 Points for Success!
Back in 2011, my parents bought this book for me knowing my interest for global macro investing (since Jim Rogers is known to be a pioneer in global macro), and I eagerly finished it as soon as I started reading it. This book, according to Rogers, was originally intended as an article or a pamphlet … Continue reading Review: A Gift to My Children – Jim Rogers