Many of us will rush towards established companies that have already proven themselves. These include the BATs and the FANGs. However, these types of companies may have pricey stocks that may be beyond the means of the average investor who is just starting out. In this case, you may swing towards shares that have a lower entry point. But how do you know whether a stock is right for you?
Anchoring is one. We’re often told to go with the first thing that pops into our minds, whether it’s the answer to a multiple choice test question or a trivial decision about which dessert to pick. It implies your first thought is pure instinct, a ‘blink’ decision (popularised by Malcom Gladwell), derived from subconscious data. Second-guessing yourself supposedly dilutes the magic.
But our biggest point of pride is our emphasis on research, which could be why the SAP – Qualtrics deal is so impressive to us. Both companies are research-driven, and according to our porings over the matter, the arrangement itself is quite sound. It was ironed out over a number of months by the two CEOs, Ryan Smith of Qualtrics and Bill McDermott of SAP. At the time of their press conference, Qualtrics was well on its IPO preparation path.
China has their own Google, even their own internet. So, Alibaba figured they should have their own holiday too. They dubbed it Single’s Day, a festive occasion to celebrate yourself by buying nice things … for yourself. In Chinese, the direct translation for Single’s Day is ‘bare sticks’. It refers to unmarried men who in China are sometimes described as ‘bare branches’ because they’re not adding any branches to the family tree.
If you choose to trade with Monex, it’s even easier. We don’t charge application fees or inactivity fees. What you do need is proper market research. It will help you create a diverse portfolio, with viable shares from the West and the Orient. Monex trades in 12 markets, including Malaysia, so we keep a close eye on happenings there.
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To expand its reach into key foreign markets, Monex established active collaborations with TradeStation in the US and Boom in Hong Kong, both well-known brokerage agencies in their own right. TradeStation is well-established as one of the largest brokers stateside, while Boom was the first online broker in Asia and still holds a powerful position in virtual trading.
The Monex trading platform provides access to over 50,000 listed securities across 12 Markets. By opening a trading account with Monex, you will gain exposure to various stock markets including: