Category: MoneyMatters

Have You Considered Offshore Investments?

Have You Considered Offshore Investments?

Offshore investment is the keeping of money in a jurisdiction other than one’s country of residence. Offshore jurisdictions are a commonly accepted solution to reducing excessive tax burdens levied in most countries to both...

Yahoo Rejects Microsoft Bid

Yahoo Rejects Microsoft Bid

In a bid to remain independent, Yahoo plans to reject Microsoft Corp.’s unsolicited takeover offer, according to reports on the Wall Street Journal’s web site. Quoting sources familiar with the situation, the Journal reports...

What To Do In Volatile Times?

What To Do In Volatile Times?

No matter how much you’ve read about trading, or how much experience you have as a trader, it is difficult to trade profitably in a volatile market environment like the one we are in...

Why Panic About The Dollar?

Why Panic About The Dollar?

A full-blown dollar crisis on top of a credit crunch and a weakening economy would be frightening. Thankfully, it need not happen. A lot of pressure is being put upon some Governments and, by...

Large Companies vs Small Companies, Does Size Matter?

Large Companies vs Small Companies, Does Size Matter?

A remarkable number of investors are deeply concerned about the size of the company to invest in. Unfortunately, unlike some other kinds of prejudices, not having a prejudice about size is not good. Let...

“You Mean Nothing To Me!”

“You Mean Nothing To Me!”

If you don’t give customers a set of positive values that they will associate with you, expect to hear that often. Companies have been sinking deeper into the bog of misunderstood marketing by entwining...

Carlos Slim Dethroned as the World’s Richest Man

Carlos Slim Dethroned as the World’s Richest Man

“Recently, there have been several reports in the media on my personal wealth. Frankly, I am amused by these reports. I measure my success by the value that I create for my shareholders and...

Overcoming Investment Anxiety and Fear

Overcoming Investment Anxiety and Fear

Although we don’t like to admit it, fear can often motivate our investment decisions. That’s understandable — the thought of losing even a portion of your savings can be scary. But unfortunately, fear can...

Warren Buffet: The Legend

Warren Buffet: The Legend

There was a one hour interview on CNBC with Warren Buffet, the third richest man in the world who has donated $37 billion to charity. (The richest now is Carlos Slim and Bill Gates...