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The World of Investment Banking: Trading, Investing or Managing?

For new and experienced investors alike, the best place to start with managing your money and investing it wisely is by asking investment bankers, who are specifically trained and experienced in the investment world. The insight, experience and technical knowledge they can provide will help turn your investment into a profitable one. What is Investment Banking? Experience investment… Read More »

Double Dip Recession: Is this where we’re headed in 2010/11?

Are we at risk of a double dip recession? Certainly many investors, economists, and pundits think so. You may have noted that the Australian Reserve Bank has raised interest rates, and other countries are following suit. Unfortunately for many borrowers in the weaker economies of the Western world, jobs are being cut, and salaries are stagnating as companies… Read More »

How to Find the Best Foreclosure Deals

Because of the struggling economy, many homeownersarefacingforeclosure. If you are looking for a home to buy, you might consider purchasing a foreclosure. This will enable you to buy a home below the market value. Before looking for a foreclosed home, you need to research your options to get a great deal. You can look online at the foreclosure… Read More »

Taiwan banks reluctant to charge ‘account keeping fee’ – The China Post

Most Taiwan banks have no plan to levy a “deposits account keeping fee” from customers who have only a small sum of outstanding deposits in their accounts, although some foreign banks have already taken such a move.Some foreign banks, including Standard Chartered Bank and HSBC (Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking), have started charging a monthly fee from clients… Read More »

Citibank 3 – HSBC 0: Not all banks are the same

I had been a customer of HSBC for a few years in HongKong, then in Taiwan when I transferred my account to Taipei. I thought “Great!” Finally a bank in Taiwan that understands international clients, a bank that has good service, a bank that excels in providing good products. Was I wrong? YES on 2 out of 3… Read More »

What should you do when you strike it rich? – 7 ways to benefit from windfalls, bonuses, and other ‘found’ money!

Tonight’s episode of Seinfeld was a rerun from the mid-90s when Jerry receives a large check (so large that Kramer is surprised) for his performance . It’s only part one of a two-parter. But it got me wondering about what most people do when they receive a windfall. Management of your new found resources can be a problem;… Read More »

Newsbits and bytes: Ooo, Cows, Banking, and MT

After fixing my own wordpress install , I can get back to business with posting some stuff… OpenOffice.org It seems that OpenOffice is now updated to version 2.3.1. I downloaded it last night after I saw the nag screen. I’m not really sure what was fixed… but the website writes: The OpenOffice.org Community announces the immediate availability of… Read More »

Tax time: Review your Income Sources…

It’s nearly tax time here, and as usual all the banks and financial organizations that you do business with have sent out their paperwork. So now is a good time to review those sources of income. I received a tax paper from HSBC bank just last week. I took a quick gander at the paper only to discover… Read More »