“It is okay to be wrong by holding cash than to be wrong by holding shares.” “Remember! If you are going to miss a bull market, it will not be in 1 day. But it will be many months or even years. Many opportunities will come. So, be patient!” My Teacher and Me 8
If market looks bad, probably it’s time to buy. And before you invest one single dollar in any stocks, you have got to know what you are buying. Also make sure you can hold your stocks for, say 6 months, 1 year or 2 years. Allah knows best! My Teacher and Me 7
‘Window dressing’? “A strategy used by mutual fund and portfolio managers near the year or quarter end to improve the appearance of the portfolio/fund performance before presenting it to clients or shareholders.” “To window dress, the fund manager will sell stocks with large losses and purchase high flying stocks near the end of the quarter. These securities are then reported as part of the fund’s holdings.” – Investopedia. Keep calm… Read More »My Teacher and I 
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Stock simply known as a share in the ownership of a company. Stock as defined by Investopedia is: “a type of security that signifies ownership in a corporation and represents a claim on part of the corporation’s assets and earnings”. It is one of the instruments of investment in equity market.
According to the Securities Commission Malaysia, equity market is: “a market where securities, shares and other exchange traded instruments are bought and sold. Once the shares or securities are bought, the shareholders have the freedom to sell the securities. This has led to the evolution of transfer of instruments that allow shareholders to redeem their money upon disposal of their shares or securities. The activities of buying and selling shareholdings create a ready market that pools resources and provides readily funds”.
People invest in stocks because it has offered the most potential for growth. Bursa Malaysia stated that investing in stocks has consistently proven to be one of the most profitable forms of investment available.Read More »The Art of Investing Ethically in Stock Market