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Affiliate Marketing with Involve Asia
Wealth Creation with Digital Marketing Affiliate Marketing with Involve Asia First of all, you might wonder who is Involve Asia? You might already know what is Affiliate Marketing all about and the famous platforms such as ClickBank, Commission Junction and etc. Who is Involve Asia Involve Asia is a content advertising platform that helps online publishers make money from their websites and followers by automating the affiliate marketing process by recommending products and deals their users love. Involve Asia with headquarter in Menara MBMR, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia was launched in year 2014 and currently is the largest e-commerce affiliate network in Southeast Asia with more than 550 merchants in 20 countries. Thousands of websites around Asia have benefited by Involve Asia and earning incremental revenue from eCommerce providers. It is an Malaysian startup with only 2 years old but already generated over US$11 million in gross retail sales. Basically they are connecting online retailers and brands to the target consumers thru digital publishers. With the undisclosed amount in Series A funding co-led by Cradle Seed Ventures and 500 Startups, Involve […]
Flattening Yield Curve
Flattening Yield Curve The term structure of interest rates and the direction of the yield curve can be used to judge the overall credit market environment. A flattening of the yield curve means longer-term rates are falling in comparison to short-term rates, which could have implications for a recession. Source: investopedia.com I have been tracking the yield curve from time to time, and it is getting flattening. One of the warning sign ahead, and as US market are still consider uptrend for now but I will proceed with caution for any long entry. Another comparison that I will track will be the 10 Years Yields vs Fed. Fund Rate. Normally, 10 Years and Fed. Fund Rate will moving in convergence, but starting to show divergence. This is another warning sign ahead once both of it crossed each other.
Women’s apparel retailer J.Jill (JILL 4.86, -5.07) was hit even harder, plunging 51.1%, after lowering its forecast for third quarter same-store sales. It dropped 51.1% after JILL cut their outlook for the third quarter. It is much easier to have a big gap up or gap down for Penny Stocks, this is one of the reason why I always avoid invest or trade penny stocks or stock with low liquidity. Imagine for those holding long positions on JILL, then it gap down 51% and even you have Stop Loss order in places, it will still sell at the price at 51% lowered. This sometimes make me think, trade Options could be a better instruments than underlying and CFD. You can read more about what happened to JILL on 12th October here.
Pre-Market Checklist – Futures
Futures – Sideway, Bullish or Bearish Everyday before the market open, most of the traders will have a pre-market checklist to go thru. For me, the first ones in my checklist is the Futures. It will give me some initial sentiment of the market when it open. I will look at the index Futures of all the main indexes which are DJIA, S&P 500, Nasdaq 100 and Russell 2000. One of my favorite free website which I can have one glance of all the futures I needed is Finviz.com – Futures under Futures. And what I like from this is the one glance of the futures of Indexes, Energy, Commodity and Currencies. From the futures, it will prepare me whether my focus on Go Long, Go Short or Do Nothing when the market open. Of course, to survive in this business we need to be Flexible as the direction of the market can change at anytime and we have to reverse our trades or strategy accordingly.
The Richest Man In Babylon
The Richest Man In Babylon Summary This book was written by author George S. Clason and a common book that many mentors will recommend you to read. And yes, it was recommended by my mentor, Adam Khoo. Below are what I have learnt from each chapters of The Richest Man In Babylon. Chapter 1: The Man Who Desired Gold "A Part Of All You Earn Is Yours To Keep" PAY YOURSELF FIRST, at least 10% of your monthly income Make the 10% saving of your money WORK FOR YOU REINVEST the profit / return ADVICE IS FREE and dangerous, thus ask the advice from the right person. If you want to start a business, ask advice from a businessman and not your friend whose does not own a business Start SOONEST OPPORTUNITY is only for PREPARED man Chapter 2: Seven Cures For A Lean Purse Start the purse to fattening Start to keep at least 10% of your income Control the expenditure Two type of expenses: Necessary and Desired Should not spend more than 90% of our income for Necessary expenses, and […]