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Have you wished you understood the sign boards in a foreign country?
Now, you don’t have to be Lucy from the movie “Lucy” who can translate foreign languages using more than 10% of her brain.
All you need is Google Translate.
The major update released in January 2015 comes with powerful features.
Book: Handbook on CFDs Trading
Author: Nicholas Tan
Publisher: Rank Books
Read on: 12 January 2015
- . Stocks for CFD varies from broker to broker.
- . Pay only 10 to 20% of underlying stock value.
- . Do not own underlying stocks but beware dividend.
- . Upon dividend payment, must pay back if short.
- . CFDs have no expiry date unlike options.
- . Must have deposit of min 20% contract value.
- . If fall below 20%, margin call to top up.
- . Must pay interest for open position till sold.
- . Earn interest if short position.
- . Must pay commission charge per transaction.
- . No fixed contract size.
- . Can trade SGX, overseas shares, forex and commodities.
- . In a wrong directional trade, loss can be big.
- . Always put a stop loss order on open positions.
- . Use hedging strategy against direction change.
- . Use Pair Spread Strategies in uncertain market situations.
- . Buy one stock and sell another at the same time and same cost.
- . Buy one equity with strongest outlook and another with the weakest.
- . Fundamental news resources:
- . Research.sgx.com
- . Remisiers.org > Research
- . Trading opportunity Information to look out for:
- . Company securing contracts.
- . Company Financial earnings report and release date. Act before the announcement.
- . SGX.com > Company Announcements
- . Brokers upgrade or downgrade of stocks will impact the stock price.
- . Sponsored research reports have little impact on the stock price.
- . More impact come from reports by bigger broking houses like Goldman Sach, J.P. Morgan and Merrill Lynch.
- . Subscribe to Dow Jones news.
- . Check the news every morning before the market opens.
- . Look up for recommendation by bigger broking houses.
- . Make sure the counter is either an active counter or an index stock.
- . Make sure the difference between the current trading price and the projected price is significant.
- . Look out for trading gaps. Huge price difference between opening and last done.
- . Common gap: within trading range. No effect.
- . Breakaway gap: break from recent high or low or support or resistance. Likely to continue in the same direction of the breakout.
- . Midway gap: occurs midway through the trend. Very useful info. Indicates the end point in the same direction. Symmetrical to previous high/low.
- . Exhaustion gap: a midway gap that does not continue but gets filled up in a couple of days. Indicates reversal of trend.
- . Use support and resistance created within the gap zone. Trade within the zone. Stop loss at 2 points below or above if breakout.
- . Use trading momentum retrace method. Buy a dip in a strong trend. Use MACD (EMA 20) to confirm the end of the dip. Use ADX (>30) To gauge the strength of the trend.
- . Price pull back on EMA20. ADX >30. MACD line turning after histogram peak. Cut if price drop below previous low. Profit target above previous high.
13 take-aways to a burning question “Can you make a living trading stocks?”
- • Take time to master the skill.
- • Take advantage of volatility.
- • Observe risk management.
- • Use proven trading methods.
- • Remember – a trader is not an investor.
- • Buffer 1 year income – untouched.
- • Have a heart of steel – emotionless.
- • By nature, losing is more than winning.
- • The trick is, lose small win big.
- • Set up stop loss and profit target.
- • Keep risk:reward (loss:win) ratio < 0.67.
- • Set wins 1.5x more than looses.
- • Set risk (potential loss) to < 1% of capital.
If you find that your iOS or Android tablet is handicapped because it cannot operate the software you use on your desktop, then consider the Windows OS Ultrabook.
I just described my pain above. I want the convenience of a tablet and the power of my software. Hence I have the Lenovo Thinkpad Helix Ultrabook.
MOTORSHOW IS BACK!
Singapore Motor Show 2015
15 to 18 January 2015
Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre (Level 4)
What Time :
15 Jan 2015 (Thu) – 12.00noon – 10.00pm (Special Preview)
15 Jan 2015 (Thu) – 5.00pm – 10.00pm
16 Jan 2015 (Fri) – 11.30am – 10.00pm
17 Jan 2015 (Sat) – 10.30am – 10.00pm
18 Jan 2015 (Sun) – 10.30am – 8.00pm
Doodled this picture in 3 minutes with iPhone kid’s app “Drawing Carl”. Merry Christmas!
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This is more of the notes I have gleaned from the book rather than a book review.
Book Title: Secrets Of Dividend Investors: The DIY Approach To Finding The Best Dividend Stocks
Author: Mark Lin.
Publisher: Rank Books. 2011.
There are many good investment books out there, but they are mostly based on US stocks.
Watched a 7-hour live TV show yesterday with my teen daughters.
It’s the MAMA 2014 (Mnet Asian Music Awards) held in Hong Kong.
“Why is a grand Korean music awards show held outside of Korea?”
That’s the question my wife and I asked the kids, and the answer is…
Mnet “Asian” as the name implies. It’s not just K-Pop, but Asian Pop.
Another set of Christmas gift ideas that my daughter know better.
I just learnt of this big Japanese brand San-X that makes cute stuff.
Cute characters like bears, cats, and even Dust with mini dust!
Then there is “Penguin?”, officially spelled with a question mark!
Finally… Polar Tonkatsu is left-over meat with a nose made of fat.