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Buy the headline, sell the headline
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 8 NOV 2011
... charitable contributions or do politics, says its head Jin Liqun. The purpose of the fund is to make profitable investments." Ahh but all is not lost. The headlines turned less gloomy allowing Europe to claw back some of its losses and Wall Street to ...
Party in the making
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 25 OCT 2011
... 51.1 - the highest in five months - in October from 49.9 last month. Now what was that scary headline about China again? Ahh yes, "China Economy Grows at Slowest Pace in 2 Years". And it's not only in China, headlines about that the US is already in ...
Fed policy options galore
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 23 AUG 2011
... certainly be disastrous if this is true. A war to fight and no more ammunition. You better save that last bullet for your head. Ahh... but knowing me, I was able to dig up something that might make you think before pulling that trigger. Thank you Google. ...
Better second half
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUN 2011
... increase. No surprises here. With higher food and petrol prices and still high unemployment, what else does anyone expect? Ahh, but here too, relief could just be waiting around the corner - in the second half of 2011. The recent back down in commodity ...
Nobody wins against the Fed
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAY 2011
... its production facilities have been inoperable in the aftermath of the earthquake/tsunami/nuclear crisis. Next stop Europe. Ahh, where would our bad news tour be without dropping by Greece. The one that started it all for the Eurozone. Speculation abounds ...
A friend like Ben
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 22 MAR 2011
... relieve their anxieties? For how else could you explain continued buying of risk assets in the face of heightened risks? Ahh, but there is an explanation. And it all comes back to America and its biggest money institution, the US Federal Reserve. As ...
Trouble not terribly troubling
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 17 FEB 2011
... Monetary Fund (IMF) recently lifted its outlook for world economic growth to 4.4 per cent this year and 4.5 per cent in 2012. Ahh, but with growth comes inflation. Central banks are going to be raising interest rates soon - those in the emerging markets ...
Silver lining
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 3 JUN 2010
... The S&P 500 index shot up by 2.6 per cent and the Dow jumped by 2.3 per cent following good news on the US housing market. Ahh! Investors are back to watching US fundamentals now. US pending home sales rose by 6 per cent in April - better than the expected ...
Too clever by half
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 4 MAY 2010
... your super contribution if you have superannuation. You only have superannuation if you have employment (or self-employed). Ahh...the price paid for being too clever by half. But amid all these speculations, this is not yet a done deal. Again, I call ...
Up, down, flat trading day
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2010
... mid-afternoon. What's a poor finance reporter to do now? I've already written my market wrap and just waiting for the closing bell. Ahh! Here you go. Thank you Mister President. Wall Street fell led by healthcare and bank stocks as Obama stepped up his ...
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