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  1. How has your life changed since the financial crisis began?

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ronny Tang Bing-yuk, Joy Cheung Ronny Tang Bing-yuk, 14, Ying Wa College I was only three when the 1997 Asian financial crisis took place. My father is an accountant and the crisis had ... lesson. Joy Cheung, 16, The Chinese Foundation Secondary School I haven't lost any money because of the financial crisis. But I know what it feels like when families face financial problems ...

  2. How has your life changed since the financial crisis began?

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... has made me more aware of Hong Kong's financial situation and given me a better understanding of how hard it is to find work. Never before have I been so aware of the stock market and how ... Ronny Tang Bing-yuk, 14, Ying Wa College I was only three when the 1997 Asian financial crisis took place. My father is an accountant and the crisis had an impact on my family. But things ...

  3. A 'safe' investor with a long-term outlook and love of history

    Posted Jan 17th 2011, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... are not as cheap as they were last year. But there are still opportunities. Try to set up a long-range programme- two, three, four years. Pick the markets you want to invest in and set your programme for 24 months or 48 months. Chances are if you are in emerging markets or in fast-growing areas, you should do quite well even in a bear market. ...

  4. Stamp collector knows how to invest for fun

    Posted Apr 20th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... for investments as the global economic and financial markets are full of uncertainties. Exports in China will slow down as a result of the downturn in the US. But I think it is also an opportunity ... in the market. A Salomon Brothers study shows that between 1907 and 1990 in the US, rare stamps gave an annual rate of return of 10 per cent, better than the 9.6 per cent from bonds. But the key to being ...

  5. Turn your skills into dollars

    Posted Dec 01st 2008, 12:00am by Sophie Paine

    ... Money is written by Sophie Paine, who teaches students financial literacy at www.aandbmake3.com You have decided to earn some extra income. This will enable you to pay for your outings or books. You will also save more money for the future. You have already helped in shops and restaurants. But, this time, you want to have your own business. Where should you start? First, think ...

  6. Don't do what UFO believers do (and I did)

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Alanson

    ... I invested in HSBC stock at HK$111. I was of the view that HSBC was better placed to weather the financial storm than its peers. I have no idea how I came to this opinion, but it created ... This will give you a view on how likely the company would have a problem paying its debts. Tip number eight: for every day trader who tells you he is making a packet on the market, there are 100 who ...

  7. Stay in touch to avoid financial predators

    Posted Oct 31st 2010, 12:00am by Veronica O'Connell

    ... be called upon to bail out their parents. It sounds cold to be worried about your parents becoming a financial burden, but it is the reality, as a friend of mine learned last year when he had ... are not supposed to give away the password!' Then we both laughed really, really hard. So this is my financial advice: keep in touch with your parents. There are other benefits as well. ...

  8. Financial success is all in the stars

    Posted Oct 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... Jin Peh Hong Kong is a financial centre attracting highly skilled and motivated professionals. But what is the Chinese metaphysical explanation for these individuals? Since metal is the natural element associated with the field- currency was represented by metal coins in ancient China- one should have a strong flow of the element, or have it as a useful component, to become ...

  9. Chequebook a winner when it comes to patriot games, Mr Tang

    Posted Jun 06th 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... interest. Hong Kong interest overrides the nation's interest. This is our shortcoming.' Henry Tang Ying-yen Financial Secretary SCMP, June 5, page 1 'In a market economy, how ... 4 OKAY, HENRY, LET'S GET this one worked out. Do these investors suffer from a shortcoming because they set their own interests first or would it rather be our market economy that suffers ...

  10. HSBC staff top donors despite the financial crisis

    Posted Apr 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. The credit crisis and rollercoaster stock price haven't given HSBC very much to be cheerful about lately, but perhaps staff morale was raised slightly this week when the bank won the ...




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