Investment Money Line


Value Investing: Assessing Qualitative Management

In today’s era, sustainability of business growth and profitability is very much linked to management competency, mind-set, integrity, intelligence and energy. These ensure businesses stand out from the crowd, survive and succeed. As such, quality management has become critical for businesses to stay dynamic, drive and deliver sustainable results which are closely connected to creative design and innovation.



Focus on the Energy Market Price War in Oil Market will Hurt all the Players , What will be calling the last shots?

Focus on the Energy Market Price War in Oil Market will Hurt all the Players , What will be calling the last shots?



Understanding the Risks of Synthetic ETFs

The strong growth of the Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) market in Europe and Asia over the past few years has resulted in an increasing level of scrutiny by regulators, research bodies and media commentators. This growing level of scrutiny has proved something of a double-edged sword. On the plus side, it is an explicit acknowl- edgment that the notion of “passive investing” is gaining ground amongst investors. However, in many instances the ETF industry has been unfairly singled out for issues – mainly pertaining to risk – that do really affect …



Dividend Payers Hold Appeal, But Be Mindful of Risks

Due to that unattractive convergence, I’ve been hearing from a lot of investors who have become interested in master limited partner- ships because of their often-high yields, and I have written about the viability of preferred stock for retiree portfolios. In addition to those more exotic income-producing vehicles, some investors have also gravitated toward plain-vanilla dividend-paying stocks.



How Much Do You Actually Need In Order to Retire?

Let’s assume you want to retire at 65 years old and you live till 85 (Malaysia’s average lifespan is 70.8years old). And for your golden years, you want to have a minimum monthly allowance of $1,500 (in today’s dollars) to spend.



What is Business Trust?

A Business Trust is defined as a unit trust scheme where the operation or management of the scheme and the scheme’s property or asset is managed by a trustee-manager.



Self-Indexing: Conflict in the ETF Industry

Some ETF providers are going to great lengths to avoid index middlemen, which is causing concerns about a conflict of interest. Most exchange-traded funds track indexes that are compiled by well-known industry names such as S&P and MSCI. These popular benchmark providers are able to charge relatively high fees to ETF providers for using and tracking their brand-name indexes, and then these costs are passed on to ETF investors.



Taking your First Steps to Investment Success Multiplying your Profits

I will be sharing with you the 4th and last step of my simple 4 steps formula for achieving success in investment and trading. (For the articles on the first 3 steps for my S-T-P-M formula, you can refer to the previous issue or email a request to article@beyondinsights.net.)



Invest – And Don’t Make Things Too Difficult!

I notice some people like to make easy things difficult especially when it comes to wealth creation. I have shown numerous results proving how simple and powerful value investing can be.



Taking your First Steps to Investment Success Protecting your Investment Portfolio

I will be sharing with you the third step of my 4 simple steps formula to achieve success in investment and trading. (You can refer to the previous issue for the articles on the first 2 steps of my S-T-P-M formula or email a request to article@beyondinsights.net.)