Archive for January, 2014

Tap India’s solar market, SMEs told

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

MALAYSIAN small and me-dium enterprises (SMEs) can leverage on their expertise in solar panel manufacturing to meet the needs of solar energy in the Indian state of Karnataka. Federation of Karnakata Chambers of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) president R. Shivakumar said the state requires solar panel manufacturing because it is planning to generate 2,240 megawatts […]

BARCHART MORNING CALL 1/28

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

BARCHART MORNING CALL Tuesday, January 28th, 2014View Older Reports Everything you need to know about the markets in one free daily newsletter. E-mail: Submit You will also receive a free subscription to the Barchart family of newsletters. OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS March E-mini S&Ps (ESH14 +0.35%) this morning are up +0.48% and European stocks are […]

BNM maintains 3pc rate

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: As widely anticipated, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) maintained the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) at 3.00 per cent, but warned of higher inflation due to cost push factors. At its first monetary policy meeting yesterday, the central bank said the subdued external price pressures and domestic demand conditions would, however, help contain the impact […]

Chaos Breaks Out In Natural Gas, Price Tripled Since April 2012

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Wolf Richter www.testosteronepit.com  www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter “Volatile,” a word that is often used to describe the price of natural gas with its random-appearing jumps and plunges, head fakes, and whiplash-inducing turnarounds, no longer describes the price of natural gas. “Chaotic” would be a better term. Friday last week, when stocks were getting sacked, natural gas soared 9.6% to […]

Marts rise, in line with Wall St lead

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

HONG KONG: Asian markets rose yesterday following Wall Street’s lead, as tensions over emerging markets eased and ahead of a United States Federal Reserve (Fed) decision on its stimulus programme. Tokyo stocks jumped 2.70 per cent, or 403.75 points, to 15,383.91 as the dollar climbed and confidence rose after the central banks of India and […]

Exxon Mobil: Accumulate And Wait $XOM

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

As costs have increased and margins are expecting to decrease, oil and gas majors including Exxon Mobil (XOM) are feeling the squeeze. As this period of weakness is underway, these companies are reassessing their assets and presenting the long-term investor some excellent opportunities. Setting the Tone Last week Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A)(RDS.B) “set the tone” […]

Up amid regional rebound

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

SHARES climbed 0.82 per cent yesterday, in line with a regional rebound after a Wall Street bounce and an easing of fears about emerging economies. The Hang Seng Index added 180.97 points to end at 22,141.61 on turnover of HK$ 68.37 billion. Industrial and Commercial Bank of China added 4.1 per cent to HK$ 4.86 […]

Still Some Sell Signals

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Last night I placed some sell orders in the Barchart Van Meerten Speculative portfolio for negative price momentum.  The stocks sold were PLX Technology (PLXT), Amkor Technology (AMKR), Crown Media (CRWN) and Landenburg Thalmann Financial (LTS): PLX Technology (PLXT) Barchart technical indicators: 80% Barchart short term sell signals Trend Spotter sell signal Below its 20 and […]

Key index retreats 0.47pc

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

THE Straits Times Index (STI) ended 14.48 points, or 0.47 per cent, lower at 3,047.93 points yesterday. The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index added 0.10 per cent while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index lost 0.37 per cent. Of the active stocks, SingTel shed 0.28 per cent, DBS fell 0.78 per cent, OCBC dropped 1.16 […]

Is Blue Bottle a ‘dumb’ investment?

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Hipster coffee chain raises $ 26 million from tech-focused VCs. Is it a mistake? FORTUNE — Blue Bottle Coffee today announced that it had raised nearly $ 26 million in new funding from tech-focused venture capital firms like Google Ventures, Index Ventures and True Ventures. Not to mention Morgan Stanley Investment Management and skateboarder Tony Hawk. […]