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When We Should Buy, Sell, or Hold Our Stocks?

One of techniques/strategies in stock investing is related to how to manage the portfolio  every some time in order to be back to be 'in order’ after it was 'messy' before, by removing unproductive stocks/stocks are tend to down, holding stocks that still has the potential to rise further, and buy new stocks to replace the sold ones. The term for such strategy is the portfolio re-balancing. Portfolio rebalancing is very important to do, whether you are a long term investor, or even a daily stock trader.

About ‘Fake’ Financial Statements...

Based on my experience every time I spoke on investment training, one of the most frequently asked questions by the participants is, how do we know whether a company's financial statements present the actual figures (revenues, net income, etc.) or not? Or in other words, what if the company falsified the statements? Well, since this might be a question of many, then here we will discuss it comprehensively. Here we go!

Kedawung Setia Industrial

If you type the word 'Kedawung Setia Industrial' in Google, then you will find interesting fact that this company, even though only a small company and its stock is not liquid, but it is quite often covered by fundamental analysts/ investors, especially in terms of its low valuation. And indeed, with PBV of only 0.4 times at the price of Rp369 per share, while the company's financial performance isn’t too bad, the shares of PT Kedawung Setia Industrial, Tbk. (KDSI) is very attractive for bargain hunters. And here’s the analysis.

Stock Broker? Read This!

Have you watch the movie ‘The Wolf of Wallstreet’? The film tells the story of career of Jordan Belfort, a stockbroker in United States (Wall Street) in the 90’s. Belfort was very good in convincing customers to buy and sell certain stocks, which he obtained trading fee from it. Because of the expertise, he was successfully established his own broker company, Stratton Oakmont, and became very wealthy before the age of 30. But the ending is quite ironic: Belfort got arrested for insider trading, which caused losses of up to tens of millions of dollars of his customers.