Re: Bloomberg article on 401(k) rollover scam

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Upon retirement, I immediately rolled over a 457 plan to Vanguard Rollover IRA. Was paying 35 basis points for S&P 500 fund; now paying 5 basis points for TSM. Was paying 50 basis points for EAFE index fund; now paying 14 basis points for TISM. I did like the 457 plan automatic rebalancing, which Vanguard […]

Re: One more article questioning the role of commodities

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

I wish that I could invest more than market share, specifically in all of those firms that receive steady fees for speculating in commodities futures, instead of having direct exposure to the speculating of one of those funds. PIMCO has received $ 100 million in fees to operate PCRIX while my shares there have been […]

A Most Incisive, Brilliant & Honest Article

Friday, March 21st, 2014

One of the best opinion view written about a subject matter that is at the core of our country’s setbacks, flawed DNA, lacking in proper software …… ———————————————————————- Tragedy of MH370 and the Malaysian elite – Wan Norman Malaysian Insider March 19, 2014 You are the Malaysian elite, the ruling class in the country.  You […]

Nicholas Quah’s Article Is Worth Reading

Monday, March 17th, 2014

m4s0n501 My View: I do think that the handling of the flow of information could have been done a lot better. There are many facets of Malaysian governance and politics that I find disdainful. I agree that we have hardware (somewhat) but pathetic software. But I also find many foreign news correspondents taking the opportunity […]

Re: Thought provoking Zweig Article in WSJ

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

While recessions are bad for stocks, they are good for bonds. In 2008, U.S. Treasuries were the only major asset that went up in price. Everything else collapsed in the financial crisis—including these bond alternatives, which are highly sensitive to economic downturns. Underline added. It is a good article. One thing that struck me though: […]

Article: How Interest Rates Affect The Housing Market

Sunday, October 6th, 2013

How Interest Rates Affect The Housing Market http://www.investopedia.com/articles/pf/07/mortgage_rate.asp?partner=rss_article_tutorial L. C. Chong’s Investment and Trading Blog

Article: Avoid These Common Investing Psychology Traps

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Avoid These Common Investing Psychology Traps http://www.investopedia.com/articles/investing/060513/avoid-these-common-investing-psychology-traps.asp?partner=rss_article_tutorial L. C. Chong’s Investment and Trading Blog

Article: Avoid These Common Investing Psychology Traps

Sunday, September 8th, 2013

Avoid These Common Investing Psychology Traps http://www.investopedia.com/articles/investing/060513/avoid-these-common-investing-psychology-traps.asp?partner=rss_article_tutorial L. C. Chong’s Investment and Trading Blog

Article: Investors: You Are Responsible For Your Investments

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

Investors: You Are Responsible For Your Investments http://www.investopedia.com/articles/pf/09/customer-participation-in-investment.asp?partner=rss_article_tutorial L. C. Chong’s Investment and Trading Blog

Article: How To Value An Internet Stock

Monday, August 19th, 2013

How To Value An Internet Stock http://www.investopedia.com/articles/investing/060713/how-value-internet-stock.asp?partner=rss_article_tutorial L. C. Chong’s Investment and Trading Blog